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Four NMPs won't extend terms, five others undecided

They say there is need for fresh voices in House

Published on Mar 15, 2014 8:08 AM
NMPs (from clockwise) Teo Siong Seng, Laurence Lien, Mary Liew and Janice Koh pointed to a need for fresh voices in the House.

FOR the past two years, they have vociferously championed topics ranging from the arts to the income gap, the plight of small and medium-sized businesses, and women in the workforce.

But a touch of wistfulness descended on four Nominated MPs when a marathon nine-day parliamentary sitting ended on Thursday.

It will be the last Budget and Committee of Supply debates for Mr Teo Siong Seng, Mr Laurence Lien, Ms Janice Koh and Ms Mary Liew, who will not seek an extension of their 21/2-year terms when they end in August.

All four pointed to a need for fresh voices in the House.

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