The Labour Front won the most seats in the 1955 Singaporean general election. The leader of the Labour Front, David Saul Marshall negotiated with other parties to form a coalition government.
First David Marshall Cabinet
1st Cabinet of Singapore
|Date formed||6 April 1955|
|Date dissolved||7 June 1956|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||John Nicoll|
|Head of government||David Marshall|
|No. of ministers||9|
|Total no. of members||9|
|Member party||Labour Front|
United Malay National Organisation
Malayan Chinese Association
|Status in legislature||Minority |
12 / 32
|Opposition party||Malay Union|
People's Action Party
|Opposition leader||Lee Kuan Yew|
|Predecessor||First Cabinet of Singapore|
|Successor||I Lim Yew Hock|
After spent three days of discussion, a minority coalition government of LF-UMNO-MCA was formed.
List of MinistersEdit
The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons
- ^ "Marshall Names His Men". The Straits Times. Singapore. 7 April 1955. Retrieved 2 April 2022.