More MPs in Parliament

13 Mar 2020 < 1 min read

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The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee recommended an increase in the number of elected Members of Parliament from 89 to 93 members.

In its report, there will be 14 Single-Member Constituency (SMCs) and 17 Group Representation Constituencies, and increase from 13 SMCs and 16 GRCs.

There will be 11 five-member GRCs, and six four-member GRCs.

A new 4 member Sengkang GRC will be created by merging the former Sengkang West, and Punggol East SMCs as well as parts Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC.

Three SMCs have been taken off and replaced with four new single seats namely – Punggol West, Yio Chu Kang, Kebun Baru and also Marymount.

The committee’s recommendations continues the reform to reduce the average size of GRCs and create more SMCs .