Appointed by the Prime Minister, the Leader of the House is responsible for the arrangement of Government business and the legislative programme of Parliament. The Leader also proposes appropriate actions to be taken on any procedural matters arising in Parliament.
The Leader of the House moves procedural motions relating to the business of the House during sittings, such as to extend the times of sittings beyond the usual time as set out in the Standing Orders.
The current Leader of the House, Mr Mah Bow Tan, has assumed this office since 2007. He is assisted by Deputy Leader Dr Ng Eng Hen.
Mr Mah Bow Tan's constituency