Statement by PM Lee Hsien Loong on MP Cheng Li Hui's resignation

SM Lee Hsien Loong | 17 July 2023

Statement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Member of Parliament Cheng Li Hui’s resignation on 17 July 2023.


Member of Parliament for Tampines East and Tampines GRC Cheng Li Hui resigned today as Member of Parliament, and also as a member of the People’s Action Party.

I have accepted Ms Cheng’s resignation from the People’s Action Party. Her resignation is necessary, to maintain the high standards of propriety and personal conduct which the PAP has upheld all these years. My exchange of letters with her is attached.

In place of Ms Cheng, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development, Second Minister for Health and MP for Tampines GRC will take care of the residents in Tampines East ward in Tampines GRC.


20230717 - Letter from MP Cheng Li Hui to PM Lee (pdf, 89.50KB)

20230717 - Letter from PM Lee to MP Cheng Li Hui (pdf, 42.46KB)

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17 JULY 2023