Chan Yuen-han

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Chan Yuen-han
SBS, JP
陳婉嫻
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Member of the Legislative Council
In office
10 October 2012 – 30 September 2016
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
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 70)
Baoan, China
Nationality Chinese
Political party Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions
Other political
affiliations
Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong (1992–2011)
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
Chan Yuen-han
Traditional Chinese 陳婉嫻
Simplified Chinese 陈婉娴

Chan Yuen-han, SBS, JP (Chinese: 陳婉嫻; born 16 November 1946 in Baoan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China) is a former 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 was one of the 52 founding members 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Beijing camp still simmering over CE candidate, South China Morning Post, 2 June 2005
  2. ^ EOC
  3. ^ Biodata Archived 26 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine.

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