Thomson Single Member Constituency was a constituency in Singapore. It used to exist from 1959 to 1991 whereby it was absorbed into Thomson GRC.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23%. The country is known for its transition from a developing to a developed one in a single generation under the leadership of its founder Lee Kuan Yew.
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Ang Mo Kio, often abbreviated as AMK, is a planning area and residential town situated in the North-East Region of Singapore. Ang Mo Kio is the 3rd most populated planning area in the North-East Region and ranks 8th in terms of population in the country overall. The planning area is located at the south-western corner of the North-East Region, bordered by the planning areas of Yishun to the north, Sengkang to the north-east, Serangoon to the east, Bishan to the south and the Central Water Catchment to the west.
Edinburgh West is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, first used at the 1885 general election.
Aberdeen South is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and it elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The current MP is Ross Thomson of the Conservative Party.
Caldecott MRT station (CC17/TE9) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Circle Line, located in Toa Payoh planning area, Singapore. In 2020, Caldecott station will become an interchange with the Thomson-East Coast Line.
Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency is a five-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) located in the central region of Singapore. The GRC consists the entire areas of Bishan, the majority of Toa Payoh, parts of Thomson and small portions of Balestier and Novena. Its sub-constituencies are Bishan East-Thomson, Bishan North, Toa Payoh West-Balestier, Toa Payoh Central and Toa Payoh East-Novena.
Middlesbrough West was a parliamentary constituency in the town of Middlesbrough in North East England. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first-past-the-post voting system.
The Combined Scottish Universities by-election, 1936 was a by-election held from 27 to 31 January 1936 for the Combined Scottish Universities, a university constituency of the British House of Commons.
The Middlesbrough West by-election, 1940 was a parliamentary by-election held on 7 August 1940 for the British House of Commons constituency of Middlesbrough West.
Steve Thomson is a Canadian politician, who was elected as a BC Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2009 provincial election, representing the riding of Kelowna-Mission. Thomson was re-elected in 2013 and 2017 and elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia on June 22, 2017. He had previously served as Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations since 2011. Thomson resigned as Speaker on June 29, 2017, after less than a week in office, immediately following the defeat of the minority Liberal government of Christy Clark on a confidence vote.
Ross Thomson is a Scottish Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aberdeen South since 8 June 2017. Thomson is the first Conservative MP elected for Aberdeen South since the 1992 general election. He was Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the North East Scotland region from May 2016 until June 2017. He was elected to the Aberdeen City Council at the 2012 Aberdeen City Council election.
Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency is a five-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the north region of Singapore. The GRC includes most of Yishun town, the private residential areas along Sembawang Road, the southern part of Sembawang, and most of the Kebun Baru district of Ang Mo Kio.
The Singaporean by-election of 1967 was triggered by the final batch of mass resignations from Barisan Sosialis (BS)'s elected Members of Parliament who heeded to Lim Huan Boon's call on the grounds that Singapore's independence was "phony" because no discussion of Singapore's separation matter was made in the legislature. The final walkout of BS members were Koo Young, Ms Loh Miaw Gong, Ong Lian Teng, Poh Ber Liak and Tan Cheng Tong and translates into five vacant constituencies namely, Bukit Panjang, Havelock, Jalan Kayu, Tampines and Thomson. As a result, the by election was held on 7 March 1967 with the nomination day set on 24 February 1967. Despite 5 vacant constituency are up for grabs, only Thomson was contested by 2 independent candidates on top of another candidate from the People's Action Party (PAP) and the PAP wins the other four constituencies by walkover.
Ang Mo Kio Single Member Constituency is a defunct single member constituency in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore that was formed in 1976 and continues throughout until 1991 where the Ang Mo Kio town was relatively developed which forms the present day of Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency.
Jalan Kayu Single Member Constituency was a single member constituency in Jalan Kayu, Singapore, between 1959 and 1988.
Braddell Heights Single Member Constituency was a constituency in Singapore. It used to exist from 1976 to 1997 and was merged into Marine Parade GRC in 1997. It merged parts of Serangoon Gardens, Thomson, Upper Serangoon, Aljunied and Paya Lebar constituencies together.
Serangoon Gardens Single Member Constituency was a constituency in Singapore. It used to exist from 1959 to 1991, when it was merged with Thomson GRC, and it was dissolved in 1997. In 1976, parts of Serangoon Gardens were split up into Ang Mo Kio constituency, then in 1980, it was split into Cheng San and Chong Boon constituency, and then in 1991, it was split into Bishan East constituency.
Thomson GRC is a constituency that compromises of Bishan East, Serangoon Gardens, Bishan North and Thomson from 1991 to 1997. It merged parts of Thomson and Serangoon Gardens itself. Thomson GRC was led by Leong Horn Kee and Wong Kan Seng.
Toa Payoh GRC is a group representation constituency that from 1988 to 1997 comprised Kuo Chuan, Boon Teck and Toa Payoh, in the Central Region of Singapore. Kim Keat SMC was absorbed in the 1991 elections.