Third Lee Hsien Loong Cabinet

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Third Lee Hsien Loong Cabinet
李显龙第三个内阁
Kabinet Ketiga Lee Hsien Loong
மூன்றாவதுலீ அமைச்சரவை
Flag of Singapore.svg
7th cabinet of Singapore
2011-2015
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Date formed 21 May 2011
Date dissolved 30 Sep 2015
People and organisations
Head of state S.R. Nathan
Tony Tan Keng Yam
Head of government Lee Hsien Loong
Deputy head of government Teo Chee Hean
Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Member party People's Action Party
Status in legislature Supermajority
Opposition party Workers' Party
Opposition leader Low Thia Khiang
History
Election(s) 7 May 2011
Legislature term(s) 12th
Budget(s) 2012
Predecessor 2nd Lee Cabinet
Successor 4th Lee Cabinet

The Third Cabinet of Lee Hsien Loong of the Government of Singapore came into existence on 21 May 2011 following the 7 May general election. While many of its members were retained from the previous government, Heng Swee Keat and Chan Chun Sing, who had both just been elected, were given ministerial appointments.

With effect from 1 August 2012, Grace Fu became only the second woman in Singapore's history to be made a full minister by being appointed a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office. (The first was Lim Hwee Hua.) From 1 November, Chan Chun Sing assumed the designation of Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, while Lawrence Wong was brought into the Cabinet for the first time as Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth.

Initial composition[edit]

Cabinet[edit]

At the 2011 general election, Senior Minister Shunmugam Jayakumar did not contest his seat as part of the East Coast Group Representation Constituency and thus retired from the Cabinet.[1] Foreign Minister George Yeo and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Hwee Hua contested Aljunied GRC unsuccessfully, and were defeated by a team from the Workers' Party of Singapore.[2]

Following the election, on 14 May 2011, Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong tendered their resignations from the Cabinet, stating that they wished to give the Prime Minister a "fresh clean slate" in forming the Government and enable him to "have a completely younger team of ministers to connect to and engage with this young generation".[3] Goh was given the honorary title of Emeritus Senior Minister; the same title was offered to Lee but he declined. Lee and Goh were appointed as senior advisers to the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) respectively.[4]

Four days later, on 18 May, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a new Cabinet line-up. In addition to Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Chok Tong, George Yeo and Lim Hwee Hua, four other ministers retired: Wong Kan Seng, Mah Bow Tan, Lim Boon Heng and Raymond Lim.[5] Two ministers, Lim Hng Kiang and Lim Swee Say, retained their respective Trade and Industry and Prime Minister's Office portfolios, while existing ministers were appointed to new positions in the remaining 11 ministries. Tharman Shanmugaratnam was promoted to Deputy Prime Minister and appointed Minister for Manpower in addition to his portfolio of Minister for Finance, replacing Wong Kan Seng. S. Iswaran, formerly Senior Minister of State for Education and for Trade and Industry, was elevated to the Cabinet as Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, and Second Minister for Home Affairs and for Trade and Industry. Heng Swee Keat and Chan Chun Sing, both elected to Parliament for the first time, were respectively assigned the posts of Minister for Education, and Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports and Minister of State for the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts.[6] Heng was the first new MP directly appointed a full minister since 1984.[7]

With effect from 21 May 2011, the Cabinet of Singapore consisted of the following persons:[8]

Portfolio Minister Portrait
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Lee Hsien Loong

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Home Affairs
Minister in Charge of the Civil Service
Co-ordinating Minister for National Security

Teo Chee Hean Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Finance
Minister for Manpower

Tharman Shanmugaratnam Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Minister for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Law

K. Shanmugam K. Shanmugam
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen Ng Eng Hen
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang Lim Hng Kiang
Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan Khaw Boon Wan
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong Gan Kim Yong
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan Vivian Balakrishnan
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat Heng Swee Keat

Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs

Yaacob Ibrahim Yaacob Ibrahim

Minister for Transport
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs

Lui Tuck Yew Lui Tuck Yew
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Swee Say Lim Swee Say

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for Home Affairs
Second Minister for Trade and Industry

S. Iswaran S. Iswaran
Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports Chan Chun Sing Chan Chun Sing
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons (except for Vivian Balakrishnan and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, where they indicate surnames as well).

Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries[edit]

Where Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries were concerned, new appointments were made following the 2011 general election, including the appointment of three newly elected MPs: Sim Ann, Tan Chuan-Jin and Lawrence Wong. Backbenchers Halimah Yacob and Josephine Teo were made Ministers of State.[9] With effect from 21 May 2011 the following Members of Parliament were appointed as Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries:[8]

Portfolio Member of Parliament
Senior Ministers of State

Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts
Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources

Grace Fu Hai Yien
Prime Minister's Office Heng Chee How
Ministers of State

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of National Development

Lee Yi Shyan
Ministry of Health Amy Khor Lean Suan

Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Masagos Zulkifli
Ministry of Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck
Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports Halimah Yacob

Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Transport

Josephine Teo

Ministry of Communications, Information and the Arts
(Concurrently Acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports)

Chan Chun Sing

Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Education

Lawrence Wong

Ministry of National Development
Ministry of Manpower

Tan Chuan-Jin
Senior Parliamentary Secretaries

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Manpower

Hawazi Daipi

Ministry of Defence
Ministry of National Development

Mohamad Maliki Osman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports

Sam Tan Chin Siong

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Law

Sim Ann
Parliamentary Secretaries
None
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons.

Reshuffles[edit]

As of 1 August and 1 November 2012[edit]

On 31 July 2012, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced several changes to his Cabinet and other appointments. With effect from 1 August, Grace Fu was promoted to Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, the second woman to be appointed a full minister in Singapore.[10] Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Lui Tuck Yew relinquished their respective appointments as Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs to Tan Chuan-Jin and Grace Fu, while Yaacob Ibrahim became Minister for Communications and Information. With effect from 1 November, Chan Chun Sing was redesignated Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, while Lawrence Wong was brought into the Cabinet for the first time as Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth.[11]

Thus, as of 1 November 2012, the composition of the Cabinet was as follows:[12]

Portfolio Minister Portrait
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Lee Hsien Loong

Deputy Prime Minister
Co-ordinating Minister for National Security
Minister for Home Affairs

Teo Chee Hean Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Finance

Tharman Shanmugaratnam Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Swee Say Lim Swee Say

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for Home Affairs
Second Minister for Trade and Industry

S. Iswaran S. Iswaran

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs

Grace Fu Hai Yien Grace Fu

Minister for Communications and Information
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs

Yaacob Ibrahim Yaacob Ibrahim
Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
(from 1 November 2012)

Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information
(not a Cabinet appointment)

Lawrence Wong Lawrence Wong
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen Ng Eng Hen
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat Heng Swee Keat
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan Vivian Balakrishnan

Minister for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Law

K. Shanmugam K. Shanmugam
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong Gan Kim Yong

Acting Minister for Manpower
Senior Minister of State for National Development
(not a Cabinet appointment)

Tan Chuan-Jin
Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan Khaw Boon Wan

Acting Minister for Social and Family Development
(from 1 November 2012)
Senior Minister of State for Defence
(not a Cabinet appointment)

Chan Chun Sing Chan Chun Sing
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang Lim Hng Kiang
Minister for Transport
Lui Tuck Yew Lui Tuck Yew
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons (except for Vivian Balakrishnan and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, where they indicate surnames as well).

The following changes to the Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries were also made with effect from 1 August 2012 (or 1 November, if so indicated):[12]

Portfolio Member of Parliament
Senior Ministers of State
Prime Minister's Office Heng Chee How
Ministry of Communications and Information (from 1 November 2012) Lawrence Wong
Ministry of Defence Chan Chun Sing

Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Masagos Zulkifli

Ministry of Law (from 1 November 2012)
Ministry of Education (from 1 November 2012)

Indranee Rajah
Ministry of National Development Tan Chuan-Jin

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of National Development

Lee Yi Shyan
Ministers of State
Ministry of Social and Family Development (from 1 November 2012) Halimah Yacob

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Manpower

Amy Khor Lean Suan

Ministry of Transport
Ministry of Finance

Josephine Teo
Ministry of Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck
Senior Parliamentary Secretaries

Ministry of Defence
Ministry of National Development

Mohamad Maliki Osman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Sam Tan Chin Siong

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Manpower

Hawazi Daipi

Ministry of Communications and Information (from 1 November 2012)
Ministry of Education (from 1 November 2012)

Sim Ann
Parliamentary Secretary

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Transport

Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons.

As of 1 September 2013[edit]

On 28 August 2013, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced several changes to his Cabinet and other appointments. With effect from 1 September, Chan Chun Sing was promoted to the full Minister and will continue to helm the Ministry of Social and Family Development.[13] Mr. Chan was also appointed the second minister for the Ministry of Defence. Tan Chuan-Jin relinquished his appointment as Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of National Development while maintaining his post as an acting Manpower minister.[14][15]

Thus, as of 1 September 2013, the composition of the Cabinet was as follows:[16]

Portfolio Minister Portrait
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Lee Hsien Loong

Deputy Prime Minister
Co-ordinating Minister for National Security
Minister for Home Affairs

Teo Chee Hean Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Finance

Tharman Shanmugaratnam Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Swee Say Lim Swee Say

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for Home Affairs
Second Minister for Trade and Industry

S. Iswaran S. Iswaran

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs

Grace Fu Hai Yien Grace Fu

Minister for Communications and Information
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs

Yaacob Ibrahim Yaacob Ibrahim

Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information
(not a Cabinet appointment)

Lawrence Wong Lawrence Wong
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen Ng Eng Hen
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat Heng Swee Keat
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan Vivian Balakrishnan

Minister for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Law

K. Shanmugam K. Shanmugam
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong Gan Kim Yong
Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin
Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan Khaw Boon Wan

Minister for Social and Family Development
Second Minister for Defence

Chan Chun Sing Chan Chun Sing
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang Lim Hng Kiang
Minister for Transport
Lui Tuck Yew Lui Tuck Yew
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons (except for Vivian Balakrishnan and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, where they indicate surnames as well).

Changes to the Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries were also made with effect from 1 September 2013. Amy Khor and Josephine Teo were promoted to Senior Minister of State while Mohamad Maliki Osman, Sim Ann and Desmond Lee were given the post of Minister of State in their respective ministries. Low Yen Ling was appointed Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Social and Family Development from 1 October 2013 onwards.[14][15]

Portfolio Member of Parliament
Senior Ministers of State
Prime Minister's Office Heng Chee How

Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Masagos Zulkifli

Ministry of Law
Ministry of Education

Indranee Rajah

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of National Development

Lee Yi Shyan
Ministry of Communications and Information Lawrence Wong

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Manpower

Amy Khor Lean Suan

Ministry of Transport
Ministry of Finance

Josephine Teo
Ministers of State
Ministry of Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck

Ministry of Communications and Information
Ministry of Education

Sim Ann
Ministry of Defence Mohamad Maliki Osman
Ministry of National Development Desmond Lee
Senior Parliamentary Secretaries

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Manpower

Hawazi Daipi

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Sam Tan Chin Siong
Parliamentary Secretary

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Transport

Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
Ministry of Social and Family Development Low Yen Ling
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons.

As of 1 May 2014[edit]

Changes to the Cabinet and other appointments were announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on 29 April 2014. With effect from 1 May, Tan Chuan-Jin and Lawrence Wong were promoted to full ministers of the Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth respectively. Tan relinquished his appointment as Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of National Development.[17]

Composition of the Cabinet as at 1 May 2014
Portfolio Minister Portrait
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Lee Hsien Loong

Deputy Prime Minister
Co-ordinating Minister for National Security
Minister for Home Affairs

Teo Chee Hean Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Finance

Tharman Shanmugaratnam Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Lim Swee Say Lim Swee Say

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for Home Affairs
Second Minister for Trade and Industry

S. Iswaran S. Iswaran

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs

Grace Fu Hai Yien Grace Fu

Minister for Communications and Information
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs

Yaacob Ibrahim Yaacob Ibrahim

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
Second Minister for Communications and Information

Lawrence Wong Lawrence Wong
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen Ng Eng Hen
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat Heng Swee Keat
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan Vivian Balakrishnan

Minister for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Law

K. Shanmugam K. Shanmugam
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong Gan Kim Yong
Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin
Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan Khaw Boon Wan

Minister for Social and Family Development
Second Minister for Defence

Chan Chun Sing Chan Chun Sing
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang Lim Hng Kiang
Minister for Transport
Lui Tuck Yew Lui Tuck Yew
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons (except for Vivian Balakrishnan and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, where they indicate surnames as well).

Changes to the Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries were also made with effect from 1 May 2014. Sam Tan relinquished his appointment in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs upon being promoted to Minister of State for the Prime Minister's Office and for the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth. Dr. Lam Pin Min was appointed Minister of State for Health with effect from 1 August, while Low Yen Ling was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth in addition to her current portfolio in the Ministry of Social and Family Development from 1 May.[17]

Current Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries
as of 1 May 2014 (unless otherwise indicated)
Portfolio Member of Parliament
Senior Ministers of State

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Manpower

Amy Khor Lean Suan

Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Masagos Zulkifli

Ministry of Law
Ministry of Education

Indranee Rajah

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of National Development

Lee Yi Shyan

Ministry of Transport
Ministry of Finance

Josephine Teo

Prime Minister's Office

Heng Chee How
Ministers of State

Ministry of Communications and Information
Ministry of Education

Sim Ann

Ministry of Defence
Ministry of National Development

Mohamad Maliki Osman
Ministry of Health (from 1 August 2014) Lam Pin Min

Ministry of National Development

Desmond Lee
Ministry of Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck

Prime Minister's Office
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Sam Tan Chin Siong
Senior Parliamentary Secretaries

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Manpower

Hawazi Daipi
Parliamentary Secretary

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Transport

Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim

Ministry of Social and Family Development
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Low Yen Ling
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons.

Source: Press Statement from the Prime Minister on Changes to Cabinet and Other Appointments, Prime Minister's Office, 29 April 2014, archived from the original on 14 July 2014 .

As of 9 April and 4 May 2015[edit]

Changes to the Cabinet and other appointments were announced on 8 April 2015. With effect from 9 April, Chan Chun Sing relinquished his posts of Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Defence to become a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office. Tan Chuan-Jin became Minister for Social and Family Development and will relinquish his post of Minister for Manpower on 4 May. Lim Swee Say will take over as Manpower Minister on that date. Lui Tuck Yew, currently Minister for Transport, took on the additional post of Second Minister for Defence as of 9 April. Masagos Zulkifli was promoted to full minister as a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office. This is the first time there are two Malay full ministers in the Cabinet, the other being Yaacob Ibrahim.[18]

Composition of the Cabinet as of 9 April and 4 May 2015
Portfolio Minister Portrait
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Lee Hsien Loong

Deputy Prime Minister
Co-ordinating Minister for National Security
Minister for Home Affairs

Teo Chee Hean Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Finance

Tharman Shanmugaratnam Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office

Chan Chun Sing Chan Chun Sing

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs

Grace Fu Hai Yien Grace Fu

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for Home Affairs
Second Minister for Trade and Industry

S. Iswaran S. Iswaran

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
Second Minister for Home Affairs
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs

Masagos Zulkifli Masagos Zulkifli

Minister for Communications and Information
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs

Yaacob Ibrahim Yaacob Ibrahim

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
Second Minister for Communications and Information

Lawrence Wong Lawrence Wong
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen Ng Eng Hen
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat Heng Swee Keat
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan Vivian Balakrishnan

Minister for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Law

K. Shanmugam K. Shanmugam
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong Gan Kim Yong

Minister for Manpower (from 4 May 2015)
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office (until 4 May 2015)

Lim Swee Say Lim Swee Say
Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan Khaw Boon Wan

Minister for Social and Family Development
Minister for Manpower (until 4 May 2015)

Tan Chuan-Jin
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang Lim Hng Kiang
Minister for Transport
Second Minister for Defence
Lui Tuck Yew Lui Tuck Yew
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons (except for Vivian Balakrishnan and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, where they indicate surnames as well).

Source: Press Statement from the Prime Minister on Changes to Cabinet and Other Appointments, Prime Minister's Office, 8 April 2015, archived from the original on 10 April 2015 .

As Masagos Zulkifli was also promoted to Second Minister for Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs, he has ceased to be a Senior Minister of State in these ministries.[18]

Current Ministers of State and Parliamentary Secretaries
as of 9 April 2015
Portfolio Member of Parliament
Senior Ministers of State

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Manpower

Amy Khor Lean Suan

Ministry of Law
Ministry of Education

Indranee Rajah

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of National Development

Lee Yi Shyan

Ministry of Transport
Ministry of Finance

Josephine Teo

Prime Minister's Office

Heng Chee How
Ministers of State

Ministry of Communications and Information
Ministry of Education

Sim Ann

Ministry of Defence
Ministry of National Development

Mohamad Maliki Osman
Ministry of Health Lam Pin Min

Ministry of National Development

Desmond Lee
Ministry of Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck

Prime Minister's Office
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Sam Tan Chin Siong
Senior Parliamentary Secretaries

Ministry of Education
Ministry of Manpower

Hawazi Daipi
Parliamentary Secretary

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Transport

Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim

Ministry of Social and Family Development
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Low Yen Ling
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons.

Sources: Press Statement from the Prime Minister on Changes to Cabinet and Other Appointments, Prime Minister's Office, 29 April 2014, archived from the original on 14 July 2014 ; Press Statement from the Prime Minister on Changes to Cabinet and Other Appointments, Prime Minister's Office, 8 April 2015, archived from the original on 10 April 2015 .

Summary[edit]

Name 21.5.2011 1.8.2012 1.11.2012 1.9.2013 1.5.2014 9.4.2015 4.5.2015
Cabinet Ministers
Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister
Teo Chee Hean
Deputy Prime Minister
Min, Home Affairs
Tharman Shanmugaratnam
Deputy Prime Minister
Min, Finance
Min, Manpower
Deputy Prime Minister
Min, Finance
Lim Hng Kiang
Min, Trade & Industry
Lim Swee Say
Min, PMO
Min, Manpower
Yaacob Ibrahim
Min, Information, Communications and the Arts
Min, Communications & Information
Khaw Boon Wan
Min, National Development
Ng Eng Hen
Min, Defence
Vivian Balakrishnan
Min, Environment & Water Resources
K Shanmugam
Min, Foreign Affairs
Min, Law
Gan Kim Yong
Min, Health
Lui Tuck Yew
Min, Transport
2M, Foreign Affairs
Min, Transport
Min, Transport
2M, Defence
S Iswaran
Min, PMO
2M, Home Affairs
2M, Trade & Industry
Heng Swee Keat
Min, Education
Grace Fu
SMS, Information, Communications and the Arts
SMS, Environment & Water Resources
Min, PMO
2M, Environment & Water Resources
2M, Foreign Affairs
Chan Chun Sing
Ag Min, Community Development, Youth and Sports
MOS, Information, Communications and the Arts
Ag Min, Community Development, Youth and Sports
Min, Social & Family Development
2M, Defence
Min, Social & Family Development
2M, Defence
Min, PMO
Tan Chuan-Jin
MOS, National Development
MOS, Manpower
Ag Min, Manpower
SMS, National Development
Ag Min, Manpower
Ag Min, Manpower
Min, Manpower
Min, Social & Family Development
Lawrence Wong
MOS, Defence
MOS, Education
SMS, Communications & Information
Ag Min, Culture, Community & Youth
SMS, Communications & Information
Min, Culture, Community & Youth
2M, Communications & Information
Masagos Zulkifli
MOS, Home Affairs
MOS, Foreign Affairs
SMS, Home Affairs
SMS, Foreign Affairs
Min, PMO
2M, Home Affairs
2M, Foreign Affairs
Senior/ Ministers of State and Senior/ Parliamentary Secretaries
Heng Chee How
SMS, PMO
Lee Yi Shyan
MOS, Trade and Industry
MOS, National Development
SMS, Trade and Industry
SMS, National Development
Indranee Rajah
-
SMS, Law
SMS, Education
Amy Khor
MOS, Health
SMS, Health
SMS, Manpower
Josephine Teo
MOS, Finance
MOS, Transport
SMS, Finance
SMS, Transport
Teo Ser Luck
MOS, Trade and Industry
Halimah Yacob
MOS, Community Development, Youth and Sports
MOS, Social and Family Development
-
Mohamad Maliki Osman
SPS, Defence
SPS, National Development
MOS, Defence
Sim Ann
SPS, Education
SPS, Law
MOS, Education
MOS, Law
Desmond Lee
-
MOS, National Development
Sam Tan
SPS, Foreign Affairs
SPS, Culture, Community and Youth
MOS, PMO
MOS, Culture, Community and Youth
Lam Pin Min
-
MOS, Health
Hawazi Daipi
SPS, Education
SPS, Manpower
Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
-
PS, Health
PS, Transport
Low Yen Ling
-
PS, Social and Family Development
PS, Social and Family Development
PS, Culture, Community and Youth

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