Control Yuan nominees for its abolition

POLITICAL INFLUENCE: Former DPP legislator Tien Chiu-chin said that while she is a member of a political party, that would not preclude her from performing objectively

Taipei Times
Date: Jan 13, 2018
By: Sean Lin  /  Staff reporter

The majority of Control Yuan nominees yesterday made public their conditional support

Six of the 11 Control Yuan nominees, from left Wang Yu-ling, Walis Perin, Lin Sheng-feng, Kao Yung-cheng, Tien Chiu-chin and Peter Chang, hold up “Yes” (O) and “No” (X) cards when answering legislators’ questions at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Chien Jung-fong, Taipei Times

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for abolishing the agency during a review at the Legislative Yuan.

The legislature had requested that the six Control Yuan nominees — former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Tien Chiu-chin (田秋堇), former Judicial Reform Foundation chief executive officer Kao Yung-cheng (高涌誠), Taiwan Association for Disability Rights secretary-general Wang Yu-ling (王幼玲), former minister without portfolio Lin Sheng-feng (林盛豐), National Yang Ming University public health professor Peter Chang (張武修) and former DPP legislator Walis Perin — be present for the review, which was carried out in the form of a question-and-answer session.

Asked by Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Lee Yen-hsiu (李彥秀) whether they agreed that the Control Yuan should be abolished, Tien started her response by mentioning former Control Yuan members Huang Huang-hsiung (黃煌雄) and Chang Teh-ming (張德銘).    [FULL  STORY]

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