Breaking News – EBRC report released

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Electoral boundary map. (Image - Straits Times)

 

Breaking news - Report of Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) has been released

The number of Single Member Constituencies (SMC) has been increased by 1 to 13. The number of Group Representation Constituencies (GRC) has also been increased by 1 to 16.

The number of parliamentary seats has been increased to 89 from the existing 87 seats, comprising 13 seats from SMCs and 76 from GRCs

The estimated number of electors has been increased by 110,720 to 2,460,977 electors.

2 existing SMCs and 1 existing GRC has been removed from the boundaries. (see below)

The 5 member EBRC are;

Chairman, Mr Tan Kee Yong - Cabinet Secretary and secretary to the Prime Minister Lee Hsieng Loong.

Dr Cheong Koon Hean - Chief Executive Officer, Housing Development Board (HDB)

Mr Tan Boon Khai, - Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Land Authority (SLA)

Ms Wong Wee Kim - Chief Statistician at Singapore Statistics

Secretary, Mr Lee Seng Lup - Head of Election Department

The government has accepted the recommendation of the committee and will implement them in the next general election.

The Single Member Constituencies

  1. Bukit Batok
  2. Bukit Panjang
  3. Fengshan
  4. Hong Kah North
  5. Hougang
  6. MacPherson
  7. Mountbatten
  8. Pioneer
  9. Potong Pasir
  10. Punggol East
  11. Radin Mas
  12. Sengkang West
  13. Yuhua

GRC

4 MP GRCs

  1. Chua Chu Kang
  2. East Coast
  3. Holland Bukit-Timah
  4. Jalan Besar
  5. Marsiling-Yew Tee
  6. West Coast

5-MP GRCs

  1. Aljunied
  2. Bishan Toa-Payoh
  3. Jurong
  4. Marina Parade
  5. Neesoon
  6. Sembawang
  7. Tampines
  8. Tanjong Pagar

6 MPs GRCs

  1. Ang Mo Kio
  2. Pasir Ris- Punggol

Deleted SMCs and GRC

Joochiat - Formerly contested by Workers' Party, Yee Jenn Jong, 49.0%

Whampoa - Formerly contested by National Solidarity Party, Ken Sun, 33.9%

Moulmein Kallang  - Formerly contested by Workers' Party team. 41.4%

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