The Straits Times
Published on Dec 02, 2012

PAP elects new central executive committee of 12 members


People's Action Party cadres today elected a new central executive committee for the first time since its old guard like former PMs Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong stepped down last year.

Fourth-generation ministers like Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing and Second Minister for the Prime Minister's Office Grace Fu made it to the top 12 with the most number of votes from the thousand plus cadres.

The members of the new CEC are:

Lee Hsien Loong, Khaw Boon Wan, Yaacob Ibrahim, Teo Chee Hean, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Lim Swee Say, K Shanmugam, Chan Chun Sing, Grace Fu, Gan Kim Yong, Heng Swee Keat and Ng Eng Hen.