Chan Yuen-han

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The Honourable
Chan Yuen-han 陳婉嫻
SBS, JP
陳婉嫻
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Member of the Legislative Council
Incumbent
Assumed office
10 October 2012
Preceded by New constituency
Constituency District Council (Second)
In office
11 October 1995 – 23 June 1997
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Constituency Kowloon North-east
In office
2 July 1998 – 16 July 2008
Preceded by New parliament
Succeeded by Wong Kwok-kin
Constituency Kowloon East
In office
22 February 1997 – 8 April 1998
(Provisional Legislative Council)
In office
11 October 1995 – 30 June 1997
Preceded by New constituency
Succeeded by Replaced by Provisional Legislative Council
Constituency Kowloon North-east
Personal details
Born (1946-11-15) 15 November 1946 (age 68)
Baoan, China
Nationality Chinese
Political party Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions
Other political
affiliations
Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong (quit)
Alma mater Hoi Luk Fung School,
San Kiu Middle School,
Chack Kwan Middle School,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
Guangdong Science and Research University,
University of Warwick
Occupation Labour Service
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chan.

Chan Yuen-han (陳婉嫻) (simplified Chinese: 陈婉娴; traditional Chinese: 陳婉嫻; pinyin: Chén Wǎnxían ), SBS, JP, nicknamed Sister Han (Chinese: 嫻姐), (born 16 November 1946 in Baoan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China) is a member of Hong Kong Legislative Council and a noted Hong Kong female trade unionist. She is the vice-chairperson of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions, and the member of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong.

In 1988, as FTU vice-chairwoman, she was the first FTU candidate to stand in local elections, winning a seat on Eastern District Council.[1] She joined the Legislative Council of Hong Kong (Legco) in 1995 and was the first female trade unionist to serve as a Legco member. [2][3]

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Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Lam Kui-shing
as Representative for Kowloon Central constituency
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Kowloon North-east
1995–1997
Replaced by Provisional Legislative Council
New parliament Member of Provisional Legislative Council
1997–1998
Replaced by Legislative Council
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Kowloon East
1998–2008
With: Szeto Wah (1998–2004)
Fred Li (1998–2008)
Chan Kam-lam (2000–2008)
Albert Cheng, Alan Leong (2004–2008)
Succeeded by
Wong Kwok-kin
New constituency Member of Legislative Council
Representative for District Council (Second)
2012–present
Served alongside: Albert Ho, James To, Frederick Fung, Starry Lee
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Kenneth Chan
Member of the Legislative Council
Hong Kong order of precedence
Member of the Legislative Council
Succeeded by
Leung Che-cheung
Member of the Legislative Council