Zheng Xuebi
郑雪碧
Communist Party Secretary of Chengde
In office
January 2012 – October 2015
Preceded byYang Rui (杨汭)
Succeeded byZhou Zhongming (周仲明)
Mayor of Handan
In office
March 2011 – January 2012
Preceded byGuo Dajian (郭大建)
Succeeded byGao Zhihong (高宏志)
Mayor of Zhangjiakou
In office
September 2006 – January 2011
Preceded byGao Jinhao (高金浩)
Succeeded byWang Xiaodong (王晓东)
Personal details
BornFebruary 1958 (age 63)
Gaocheng County, Hebei, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1978–2016; expelled)
Alma materCentral Party School of the Communist Party of China
China Youth University of Political Studies
Tianjin University of Finance & Economics

Zheng Xuebi (simplified Chinese: 郑雪碧; traditional Chinese: 鄭雪碧; pinyin: Zhèng Xuěbì; born February 1958) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in north China's Hebei province. He has been placed under investigation as Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping's continues a campaign against corruption at all levels of government. Previously he served as Communist Party Secretary of Chengde, the top political position in the city.[1]

He is a delegate to the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and 11th National People's Congress.[1] He is also a member of the 7th and 8th Hebei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1]

Life and career

Zheng Xuebi was born in Gaocheng County, Hebei in February 1958. He began his political career in October 1974, and joined the Communist Party of China in April 1978. In April 1982 he became the deputy secretary of Gaocheng County branch of the Communist Youth League, rising to secretary in July 1984.

In September 1985 he was accepted to China Youth University of Political Studies and graduated in July 1987.

He served as deputy secretary of Shijiazhuang division of the Communist Youth League in July 1987, and three years later promoted to the secretary position.

In May 1995 he served as deputy communist party secretary and county governor of Lingshou County, and held that office until January 1998.

In January 1998 he was promoted to become the communist party secretary of Luancheng County, a position he held until July 2001.

In September 2006 he was promoted again to become deputy communist party secretary and mayor of Zhangjiakou, he remained in that position until January 2011, when he was transferred to Handan, the fourth largest city in Hebei province, and appointed deputy communist party secretary and mayor.[2]

In January 2012, he rose to become Communist Party Secretary of Chengde, home of the Mountain Resort, which is known as "back yard garden of Beijing".[2]

Downfall

On October 14, 2015, he was placed under investigation for the suspicion of "serious violations of discipline", said one-sentence statement issued by the ruling Communist Party's corruption watchdog body, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).[3]

Zheng was expelled from the Communist Party on April 7, 2016.[4] On September 29, he was sentenced to 17 years and fined 1.8 million yuan for taking bribes and holding a huge amount of property with unidentified sources.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c 河北承德市委书记郑雪碧涉严重违纪被查. Ifeng (in Chinese). Hong Kong. 2015-10-14.
  2. ^ a b 承德市委书记郑雪碧被查 多次被网上举报. Sina (in Chinese). 2015-10-14.
  3. ^ 河北省承德市市委书记郑雪碧接受组织调查. CCDI (in Chinese). Beijing. 2015-10-14.
  4. ^ 河北省承德市委原书记郑雪碧被开除党籍和公职. CCDI (in Chinese). Beijing. 2016-04-07.
  5. ^ 张家口原市长 郑雪碧【获刑17年】全过程. Sohu (in Chinese). 1 December 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
Government offices Preceded byGao Jinhao (高金浩) Mayor of Zhangjiakou2006–2011 Succeeded byWang Xiaodong (王晓东) Preceded byGuo Dajian (郭大建) Mayor of Handan2011–2012 Succeeded byGao Hongzhi (高宏志) Party political offices Preceded byYang Rui (杨汭) Communist Party Secretary of Chengde2012–2015 Succeeded byZhou Zhongming (周仲明)