Some 36 people have applied to be Nominated MP, says Clerk of Parliament

Some 36 people have applied to be Nominated MP, says Clerk of Parliament
Among those who submitted applications are (from top left): Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Thomas Chua; NTU Assistant Professor Liew Kai Khiun; Buddhist Fellowship’s ex-president Angie Chew; (from bottom left): property agency Century21’s chief executive Ku Swee Yong; Pre-school Teachers Network Singapore founder Philip Koh; and founder and editor of online publication Eco-Business and former Straits Times journalist Jessica Cheam; Singapore Kindness Movement general secretary William Wan

SINGAPORE - Some names that have newly surfaced are blogger Roy Ngerng, paralympian Dr William Tan and technology firm president and chief executive officer Neo Kok Beng.

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Here is the statement from the Office of the Clerk of Parliament:

On 15 April 2014, the Special Select Committee on Nominations for Appointment as Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs) of the 12th Parliament had invited the general public and functional groups to submit names of persons for its consideration for appointment as NMPs.

The closing date and time for the submission of names was 20 May 2014 at 4.30 pm. As at close of applications, a total of 36 Proposal Forms have been received.


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