Eighth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

The Eighth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet is the eighth Cabinet of Singapore formed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. It was formed in 1989 after the 1988 Singaporean general election.

Eighth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
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Date formed13 September 1988
Date dissolved27 November 1990
People and organisations
Head of stateWee Kim Wee
Head of governmentLee Kuan Yew
Deputy head of governmentGoh Chok Tong
Ong Teng Cheong
Member partyPeople's Action Party
Status in legislatureSupermajority
80 / 83
Opposition partySingapore Democratic Party (SDP)
Opposition leaderChiam See Tong (SDP)
History
Legislature term(s)7th Parliament of Singapore
PredecessorSeventh Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
SuccessorFirst Goh Chok Tong Cabinet

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
First Deputy Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Second Deputy Prime Minister Ong Teng Cheong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Defence
Minister for Defence Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Second Minister for Defence (Policy) Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Second Minister for Defence (Services) Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of National Development
Minister for National Development S. Dhanabalan   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Education
Minister of Education Tony Tan   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of the Environment
Minister for the Environment Ahmad Mattar   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Communications and Information
Minister for Communications and Information Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Law
Minister for Law S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Home Affairs
Minister for Home Affairs S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Finance
Minister for Finance Richard Hu Tsu Tau   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Labour
Minister for Labour Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Community Development
Minister for Community Development Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Minister for Trade and Industry Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Health
Minister for Health Yeo Cheow Tong (acting)   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs
Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Ahmad Mattar   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Sources:[1][2]

Ministers of State and Parliamentary SecretariesEdit

Portfolio Name Political party Term start Term end
Ministry of National Development Senior Minister of State Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Minister of State Peter Sung   People's Action Party 1 November 1988 27 November 1990
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Lee Yiok Seng   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Education Senior Minister of State Tay Eng Soon   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Minister of State Seet Ai Mee   People's Action Party 1 November 1988 27 November 1990
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Sidek bin Saniff   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Parliamentary Secretary Tang Guan Seng   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of the Environment Senior Parliamentary Secretary Eugene Yap   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 25 January 1990
Ministry of Communications and Information Minister of State Mah Bow Tan   People's Action Party 1 October 1988 27 November 1990
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Ho Kah Leong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Home Affairs Senior Minister of State Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Parliamentary Secretary Tang Guan Seng   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Finance Minister of State George Yeo Yong-Boon   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Senior Minister of State Yeo Cheow Tong   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Minister of State Peter Sung   People's Action Party 1 November 1988 27 November 1990
George Yeo Yong-Boon   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Parliamentary Secretary Yatiman Yusof   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Community Development Minister of State Ch'ng Jit Koon   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 27 November 1990
Seet Ai Mee   People's Action Party 1 November 1988 27 November 1990
Ministry of Trade and Industry Minister of State Mah Bow Tan   People's Action Party 1 October 1988 27 November 1990
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Eugene Yap   People's Action Party 13 September 1988 25 January 1990
Sources:[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "SEVENTH PARLIAMENT OF SINGAPORE" (PDF). Parliament of Singapore. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  2. ^ a b "PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE" (PDF). National Archives of Singapore. 10 September 1988. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.