Journey In Blue: A Peek Into The Workers' Party Of Singapore
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Journey In Blue: A Peek Into The Workers' Party Of Singapore

by Jenn Jong Yee

After decades of overwhelming political domination by the People's Action Party (PAP), Singapore has entered a phase of political transition. It started with the loss of a Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the 2011 general election (GE2011). After a huge rebound in the fortunes of the PAP in the 2015 general election following the death of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, the transition resumed in the 2020 general election with the loss of yet another GRC. This book looks at the Workers' Party, Singapore's leading opposition party, through the eyes of Yee Jenn Jong, former Non-constituency Member of Parliament and Central Executive Committee member of the party.

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  • Number of Pages : 316
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing
  • Weight : 557g
  • Product Code : 9789811231469
  • Dimension : 229 x 152 mm

About Author

Jenn Jong Yee

Yee Jenn Jong was a former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, serving from 2011-2015. He contested Joo Chiat Single Member Constituency (SMC) under the Workers' Party in 2011 and came within 388 votes of winning. He contested Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in 2015 and 2020. Jenn Jong served in the Workers' Party Central Executive Committee from 2011-2016. He is also an education entrepreneur. Jenn Jong has served on several government policy committees, Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Startup subcommittee, and the advisory boards of schools and several other organisations.