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The 3rd Parliament of Singapore was a meeting of the Parliament of Singapore. Its first session commenced on 12 October 1972 and was prorogued on 6 December 1974. It commenced its second session on 21 February 1975 and was dissolved on 6 December 1976.[1]

3rd Parliament of Singapore
Majority parliament
12 October 1972 – 6 December 1976
House
Speaker of Parliament
Prime
Minister
Leader of the
Opposition

Sessions
1st Session
12 October 1972–6 December 1974
2nd Session
21 February 1975–6 December 1976
Cabinets
3rd Cabinet
Lee Kuan Yew
12 October 1972–6 December 1976
Parliamentarians
ElectedNCMPNominated
65
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The members of the 3rd Parliament were elected in the 1972 general election. Parliament was controlled by a People's Action Party majority, led by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his Cabinet. The Speaker was Dr Yeoh Ghim Seng.[2]

Results of the Singapore General Election, 1972Edit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's Action Party 524,892 70.4 65 +7
Workers' Party 90,885 12.2 0 0
United National Front 55,001 7.4 0 New
Barisan Sosialis 34,483 4.6 0 New
People's Front 22,462 3.0 0 New
Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Singapura 10,054 1.3 0 New
Independents 7,462 1.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 15,229
Total 760,468 100 65 +7
Registered voters/turnout 812,926 93.5
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sessions of Parliament". Parliament of Singapore. Parliament of Singapore. 8 June 2017.
  2. ^ "List of Former Speakers". Parliament of Singapore. Parliament of Singapore. 7 August 2017.