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Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Four Government Parliamentary Committees to get new chairmen and deputies

The Straits Times | Goh Chin Lian | Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ms Denise Phua (left) will be Mayor of Central Singapore District on May 27, and will replace Mr Seah Kian Peng as the chairman of the GPC for Social and Family Development. Potong Pasir MP Sitoh Yih Pin (right) will be chairman of the GPC for Defence and Foreign Affairs.

SINGAPORE - Four Government Parliamentary Committees (GPC) will have new chairmen and deputy chairmen when Parliament re-opens on Friday, the People's Action Party said in a statement on Thursday.


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Here is a press release from the People's Action Party:

The second term of the Twelfth Parliament will convene on May 16. The Government Parliamentary Committees (GPC) will be reconstituted, with the following changes to the leadership of 4 GPCs.

Ms Denise Phua, MP for Moulmein-Kallang GRC, will take over as the Chairman of the GPC for Social and Family Development. Dr Lily Neo, MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC, will be the Deputy Chairman.

Mr Sitoh Yih Pin, MP for Potong Pasir SMC, will take over as the Chairman of the GPC for Defence and Foreign Affairs. Mr Alex Yam, MP for Chua Chu Kang GRC, will be the Deputy Chairman.

Mr Liang Eng Hwa, MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, will take over as the Chairman of the GPC for Finance and Trade & Industry. Mr Ong Teng Koon, MP for Sembawang GRC, will be the Deputy Chairman.

Dr Chia Shi-Lu, MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC, will take over as the Chairman of the GPC for Health. Ms Tin Pei Ling, MP for Marine Parade GRC, will be the Deputy Chairman.

 

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