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Parliament

Parliament of Singapore

Rt Hon. Tan Chuan-Jin, MP, Speaker of the Parliament
CPA Singapore Branch President
Parliament of Singapore tan_chuan-jin@parl.gov.sg
Siow Han, Deputy Clerk
CPA Singapore Branch Secretary/Treasurer
Parliament of Singapore PARL_SPS@parl.gov.sg
Anne Quah, Principal Assistant Clerk
CPA Singapore Branch Assistant Secretary
Parliament of Singapore anne_quah@parl.gov.sg

Joined the Commonwealth: 9 August 1966

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1949

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral – Parliament of Singapore (104)

Parliament/Legislature website: Parliament of Singapore

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Currently 2 - Public Accounts Standing Select Committee; Public Petitions Standing Select Committee     

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Committee of Selection; Committee of Privileges; Estimates Committee; House Committee; Standing Orders Committee 

Standing Orders: click here

Constitution: click here


Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:

From 23-26 March 2021, the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore kindly attended and contributed to the CPA Executive Committee Mid-Year Meeting as one of three CPA International Executive Committee Members representing the CPA South-East Asia Region.

Parliamentary staff from the CPA Singapore Branch have contributed to the CPA Parliamentary Academy, by providing a video lecture focusing on The Structure and Composition of Parliaments.

In December 2020, the CPA Headquarters Secretariat welcomed two delegates, representing the CPA Singapore Branch, at the first ever Virtual Commonwealth Youth Parliament where participants debated a number of issues including youth unemployment and COVID-19.

Key Facts

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Population
5,703,600
Voting Age
21
Seat of Parliament
Singapore