Brickworks Group Representation Constituency

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Brickworks Group Representation Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 磚廠集選區; Simplified Chinese: 砖厂集选区) is a defunct Group Representation Constituency in Bukit Merah, Singapore[1] from 1988 to 1997.

Etymology[edit]

In the early days of Singapore, there was a brick factory in the Bukit Merah (Alexandra) areas and hence the name. One of the notable place in that area includes the ABC Brickworks Hawker Centre where it has different delicates to offer, located in Jalan Bukit Merah.[2][3]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Alexandra Brickworks Queenstown Clementi West Coast
1984 Alexandra SMC
Brickworks SMC
Queenstown SMC
Clementi SMC
West Coast SMC
Formation
1988 Tan Soo Khoon Ahmad bin Mohammad Mattar Chay Wai Chuen Pasir Panjang GRC
1991 Absorbed into Queenstown Bernard Chen Wan Soon Bee
Dissolution
1997 Absorbed into Queenstown
Tanjong Pagar GRC
Tanjong Pagar GRC West Coast GRC

Candidates and results[edit]

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1991: Brickworks GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ahmad Mattar
Chay Wai Chuen
Chen Tien Lap Bernard
Wan Soon Bee
Walkover
Turnout 101,440
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1988: Brickworks GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ahmad Mattar
Chay Wai Chuen
Tan Soo Khoon
26,870 67.43 +0.86
WP J C Corera
Goh Teng Hoon
Ismail Yaacob
12,977 32.57 -0.86
Turnout 40,557 94.1
PAP win (new seat)

References[edit]