Co-ordinating Minister for Social Policies (Singapore)

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Co-ordinating Minister for Social Policies
Tharman Shanmugaratnam at the official opening of Yuan Ching Secondary School's new building, Singapore - 20100716 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, MP

since 1 May 2019 (2019-05-01)
Member ofCabinet of Singapore
Parliament of Singapore
Reports toThe Prime Minister
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Term lengthNo fixed term
Formation1 October 2015 (2015-10-01)
as Co-ordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies
First holderTharman Shanmugaratnam

Co-ordinating Minister for Social Policies (Malay: Menteri Penyelaras bagi Dasar Sosial; Chinese: 社会政策统筹部长; Tamil: சமுதாயக் கொள்கைகள் ஒருங்கிணைப்பு அமைச்சர்) is an appointment in the Cabinet of Singapore. Initially introduced on 1 October 2015 to cover both economic and social policies,[1] the economic policy portfolio was dropped when the role was redesignated in 2019.[2] The position is currently held by Tharman Shanmugaratnam.[2][3]

Minister Start of Term End of Term
Co-ordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies
Tharman Shanmugaratnam 1 October 2015 30 April 2019
Co-ordinating Minister for Social Policies
Tharman Shanmugaratnam 1 May 2019 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ong, Justin (28 September 2015). "Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announces Singapore's new Cabinet". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Changes to Cabinet and Other Appointments (Apr 2019)". Prime Minister‘s Office Singapore. 2019-04-23. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  3. ^ "Mr Tharman SHANMUGARATNAM". Prime Minister‘s Office Singapore. 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2018-05-18.