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Lunch With Sumiko: With Lee Bee Wah, what you see is what you get

Ms Lee Bee Wah when she got married at 27. The only time she has ever worn full-blown make-up was on her wedding day. Ms Lee Bee Wah is into her 12th year as a Member of Parliament. It is a role that she relishes and she says she spends an average of
Lee Bee Wah, a civil engineer, has been a People's Action Party MP since 2006 and is easily one of the more outspoken and colourful politicians around.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

In person, MP Lee Bee Wah is less strident than her public persona, but no less passionate about her MP role

Before she got married, Member of Parliament Lee Bee Wah made certain things clear to her husband-to-be.

She will have to continue supporting her family in Malaysia and sending money home.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'What you see is what you get'. Print Edition | Subscribe