(7 Standing Committee Members + 18 others)
Ma Kai T Also Vice Premier
Liu Yandong T Also Vice Premier
Wang Yang Also Vice Premier
Li Yuanchao Also Vice President
Meng Jianzhu T Politics and Law Commission (Public Security Tsar)
Zhao Leji T Organization Department
Liu Qibao T Propaganda Department
Hu Chunhua 6th T Guangdong Party Secretary
Sun Zhengcai 6th Chongqing Party Secretary
Guo Jinlong T Beijing Party Secretary
Li Zhanshu Director, Central Committee General Office
Central Committee (205 members and 171 Alternate Members)
Liu Yunshan Head of Secretariat.
The Central Committee includes Politburo Members, Ministers, Military & Provincial leaders and some Business leaders. Important Party bodies including United Front, Politics & Law Commission, Discipline Inspection, Propaganda and Organization Departments technically come under Secretariat. On the Secretariat are: Liu Qibao T, Du Qinglin T, Zhao Leji, Yang Jing T, Li Zhanshu (Xi Jinping’s Chief of Staff) and Zhou Hongzhu
Provincial Party Secretaries
(There are 34 Provinces, autonomous regions & province level municipalities including:)
Tibet Autonomous Region
There are Party bodies, each with their own Party Secretary, in all prefectures, counties, towns, townships, military units, work (government) units, universities, schools, factories and media etc. Party Secretaries are always superior to their non-Party counterparts.
People’s Liberation Army
(PLA, green uniforms)
There are 7 Military Regions including:
Chengdu Military Region (SW) which encompasses Sichuan, Yunnan and eastern TAR.
Lanzhou Military Region (NW) which encompasses Qinghai, Gansu, Xinjiang and western TAR.
People’s Armed Police
(PAP, blue uniforms)
Authority over the PAP is shared between the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of Public Security.
Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (2,200 members)
Meets annually to “advise” the National People’s Congress. Membership has broadened to include business and religious leaders (eg Gyaltsen Norbu), scholars and celebrities.
T Denotes an individual who has previously served in Tibetan areas (eg Tibet Autonomous Region, Sichuan), United Front Work or on the Tibet Leading Group
6th Denotes 6th Generation rising stars, likely to be in senior Party positions in 2022.
Grey: Denotes relatively limited power/influence
Blue: Denotes Members of Tibet Work Leading Group (Note: A Leading Group is a Party consulting body which provides a mechanism for decision-makers to exchange views and develop recommendations for the Politburo and State Council. Other examples of Leading Groups include Public Security, Taiwan, Foreign Affairs, Propaganda & Thought etc.)
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