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Disabled lawyer among 9 new NMPs

The NMP scheme began in 1990 to provide more alternative voices in Parliament. Madam Halimah said the panel looked for candidates who could use their specialised knowledge to add to the depth and breadth of debates in Parliament. They were selected by a parliamentary committee chaired by Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob. It included two ministers and five other MPs, including Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang.

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