10th Parliament of Singapore
|10th Parliament of Singapore|
|March 25, 2002 – April 20, 2006|
|Speaker of Parliament||
|Leader of the
|March 25, 2002–December 1, 2004|
|January 12, 2005–April 20, 2006|
|Lee Hsien Loong
The 10th Parliament of Singapore was the previous Parliament of Singapore. The first session begun from March 25, 2002 and prorogued on the December 1, 2004. The second session begun from January 12, 2005 and was dissolved on the April 20, 2006. The membership was set by the 2006 Singapore General Election on November 2001, and it has been only changed due to Lee Hsien Loong being elected as the Prime Minister in Singapore.
The 10th Parliament is controlled by a People's Action Party majority, led by Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and members of the cabinet, which assumed power on November 2001, and later led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who assumed power on December 2004. The Opposition is led by the Secretary General of the Worker's Party of Singapore, Mr Low Thia Kiang. The Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore is Abdullah bin Tarmugi, of the People's Action Party. He was elected as the Speaker of the House for the 10th Parliament on March 25, 2002.
Result of the Singapore General Election, 2001
The Worker's Party, being the best performing opposition party with 16.34 percent of the Popular vote, was awarded a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Seat in accordance with the Constitution. The NCMP Seat is currently held by Sylvia Lim, the President of the Worker's Party.
- Abdullah bin Tarmugi (the People's Action Party MP for East Coast GRC) was elected Speaker of the Parliament on March 25, 2002.
- "Sessions of Parliament | Parliament Of Singapore". www.parliament.gov.sg. Retrieved 2015-09-12.