Charles Chong


Charles Chong You Fook
张有福
Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore
Acting
In office
7 August 2017  11 September 2017
Preceded byHalimah Yacob (PAP)
Succeeded byTan Chuan-Jin (PAP)[1]
Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore
In office
17 October 2011  23 June 2020
Serving with Lim Biow Chuan
SpeakerHalimah Yacob
Tan Chuan-Jin
Preceded byIndranee Rajah (PAP)
Succeeded byChristopher de Souza (PAP)
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Punggol East SMC
In office
11 September 2015  23 June 2020
Preceded byLee Li Lian (WP)
Succeeded byPosition Abolished
Majority1,156 (3.52%)
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Joo Chiat SMC
In office
7 May 2011  25 August 2015
Preceded byChan Soo Sen (PAP)
Succeeded byEdwin Tong (Marine Parade GRC - Joo Chiat Division) (PAP)
Majority388 (2.02%)
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC (Punggol Central)
In office
25 October 2001  19 April 2011
Preceded byMichael Lim Chun Leng (Cheng San GRC: Punggol Central) (PAP)
Succeeded byTeo Ser Luck (PAP)
Majority61,704 (37.40%)
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Pasir Ris GRC (Pasir Ris Elias)
In office
2 January 1997  18 October 2001
Preceded bySeat created
Succeeded byTeo Chee Hean (Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC-Pasir Ris West) (PAP)
Majority33,503 (41.80%)
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Eunos GRC (Pasir Ris)
In office
31 August 1991  16 December 1996
Preceded byTeo Choong Tee(Changi SMC) (PAP)
Succeeded byTeo Chee Hean(Pasir Ris GRC-Pasir Ris Central) (PAP)
Majority4,160 (4.76%)
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for Sembawang GRC (Nee Soon East)
In office
3 September 1988  14 August 1991
Preceded bySeat created
Succeeded byHo Peng Kee (PAP)
Majority20,718 (40.20%)
Personal details
Born (1953-06-24) 24 June 1953 (age 68)
NationalitySingaporean
Political partyPeople's Action Party (1988)
EducationSydney Technical College

Charles Chong You Fook (simplified Chinese: 张有福; traditional Chinese: 張有福; pinyin: Zhāng Yǒufú, born 24 June 1953) is a former Singaporean politician. Chong retired as Deputy Speaker of Parliament, and MP for Punggol East SMC following his retirement from politics after 32 years on 23 June 2020.

A former member of the country's governing People's Action Party (PAP), Chong was a Member of Parliament representing Punggol East Single Member Constituency (Punggol East SMC), and was the Acting Speaker of Parliament for a month, following the resignation of former Speaker Halimah Yacob on 7 August 2017. He was previously Chairman of the National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) Council, which governs the NPCC and National Civil Defence Cadet Corps.