Liang Eng Hwa (simplified Chinese: 连荣华; traditional Chinese: 連榮華; pinyin: Lián Róng Huá; born 20 March 1964[1]) is politician from the People's Action Party (PAP). He is currently one of the 4 Members of Parliament (MPs) representing the Holland-Bukit Timah GRC in Singapore. He is a Buddhist.[2]

Liang Eng Hwa
连荣华
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC
Assumed office
2006
Personal details
Born (1964-03-20) 20 March 1964 (age 55)
Singapore
NationalitySingaporean
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne

Political careerEdit

Liang started serving as an MP in 2006 after a walkover victory in the Singapore 2006 General Election as one of five members of the Group Representation Constituency (GRC). He was the MP in charge of Zhenghua district within the GRC during his first term. In 2011, he contested again representing the team from the PAP which was led by Minister Vivian Balakrishnan together with Christopher de Souza and Sim Ann in a reduced-size (from 5 MPs to 4) Holland-Bukit Timah GRC. They faced heavy challenges from Team-A of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) which was represented by Ang Yong Guan, Tan Jee Say, Michelle Lee and Vincent Wijeysingha.[3] The PAP team managed to win 60.1% of the votes against their rookie competitors. Liang was officially declared as an MP for his second term on 9 May 2011.[4]

Alma materEdit

Other notable appointments heldEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-08. Retrieved 2010-12-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Singapore-Elections.com - Singapore Elections Candidate
  2. ^ "Mr Liang Eng Hwa". Parliament of Singapore. Government of Singapore. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  3. ^ http://www.elections.gov.sg/elections_results2011.html Singapore Elections Department : 2011 PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
  4. ^ http://www.elections.gov.sg/gazette%5CG_ParE2011%5C2011-05-09%20Candidates%20declared%20to%20have%20been%20elected.pdf#zoom=100 Singapore Elections Department - Gazette Notification on Candidates declared to have been elected Members of Parliament (for contested constituencies) - 2011
Parliament of Singapore
Preceded by
Gan Kim Yong
as MP for Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC (Zhenghua)
Member of Parliament for
Holland-Bukit Timah GRC (Zhenghua)

2006 – present
Incumbent