Tan Jee Say forms new 'Singaporeans First' political party

Tan Jee Say forms new 'Singaporeans First' political party
At a press conference to unveil the new party and its logo, Mr Tan, 60, said his party will champion policies to build a fair society, strong families and an esteemed people, to create a "new narrative" for Singapore which focuses on not treating citizens as economic digits and offers a lot more social support and safety nets.

Former presidential candidate Tan Jee Say announced on Sunday the formation of a new political party called Singaporeans First.

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The eleven founding members of Singaporeans First are:

1. Dr Ang Yong Guan, psychiatrist, and ex-grassroots leader

2. Michael Chia, retired engineer and volunteer social worker

3. Fahmi Rais, communications professional and ex-young PAP and legislative assistant

4. Fatimah Akhtar, architect

5. Dr David Foo Ming Jin, chemist, logistics professional and ex-young PAP

6. Jamie Lee Swee Yan, certified SAP IT professional and project manager

7. Winston Lim, architect and town planner

8. Dr Loke Pak Hoe, director of three multi-national education companies

9. Tan Jee Say, financial adviser, ex-civil servant, banker and fund manager

10. David Tan L K, educationist, and ex-grassroots leader

11. Tan Peng Ann, social entrepreneur, retired SAF offcier and ex-PAP grassroots leader

Next >> Manifesto

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