Seventh Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

The Seventh Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet is the seventh Cabinet of Singapore formed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. It was formed in 1985 after the 1984 Singaporean general election.

Seventh Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
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7th Cabinet of Singapore
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Date formed2 January 1985
Date dissolved13 September 1988
People and organisations
Head of stateDevan Nair (until 28 March 1985)
Wee Chong Jin (28-29 March 1985)
Yeoh Ghim Seng (29 March – 2 September 1985)
Wee Kim Wee (from 2 September 1985)
Head of governmentLee Kuan Yew
Deputy head of governmentGoh Chok Tong
Ong Teng Cheong
Member partyPeople's Action Party
Status in legislatureSupermajority
77 / 80
Opposition partyWorkers' Party (WP)
Singapore Democratic Party (SDP)
Opposition leaderJ. B. Jeyaretnam (WP) (until 10 November 1986)
Chiam See Tong (SDP) (from 10 November 1986
History
Election(s)1984
Legislature term(s)6th Parliament of Singapore
PredecessorSixth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
SuccessorEighth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Senior Minister S. Rajaratnam   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
First Deputy Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Second Deputy Prime Minister Ong Teng Cheong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Defence
Minister for Defence Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Second Minister for Defence Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 31 December 1986
Second Minister for Defence (Services) Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Second Minister for Defence (Policy) Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Ministry of Law
Minister of Law E. W. Barker   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Second Minister for Law S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of National Development
Minister of National Development Teh Cheang Wan   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 14 December 1986
S. Dhanabalan   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Second Minister for National Development Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs S. Dhanabalan   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Ministry of Community Development
Minister for Community Development S. Dhanabalan   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 17 February 1986
Wong Kan Seng (acting)   People's Action Party 18 February 1986 31 December 1986
Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Ministry of Finance
Minister for Finance Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Richard Hu Tsu Tau   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Education
Minister of Education Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Health
Minister for Health Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Richard Hu Tsu Tau   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 31 December 1986
Yeo Cheow Tong (acting)   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Ministry of the Environment
Minister for the Environment Ahmad Mattar   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Communications and Information
Minister for Communications and Information Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Home Affairs
Minister for Home Affairs S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Minister for Trade and Industry Richard Hu Tsu Tau   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 17 February 1986
Lee Hsien Loong (acting)   People's Action Party 18 February 1986 31 December 1986
Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Ministry of Labour
Minister for Labour Lee Yock Suan (acting)   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 31 December 1986
Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Source:[1]

Ministers of State and Parliamentary SecretariesEdit

Portfolio Name Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister's Office Minister of State Wan Soon Bee   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 1 January 1986
Ministry of Defence Minister of State Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 31 December 1986
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Phua Bah Lee   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of National Development Minister of State Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Lee Yiok Seng   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Minister of State Yeo Cheow Tong   People's Action Party 9 February 1985 13 September 1988
Parliamentary Secretary Yatiman Yusof   People's Action Party 1 April 1986 13 September 1988
Ministry of Community Development Minister of State Ch'ng Jit Koon   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 1 March 1985 17 February 1986
Parliamentary Secretary Teo Cheong Tee   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 31 March 1986
Ministry of Finance Parliamentary Secretary Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 17 February 1986
Ministry of Education Minister of State Tay Eng Soon   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Ho Kah Leong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 18 February 1986
Parliamentary Secretary Tang Guan Seng   People's Action Party 18 February 1986 13 September 1988
Ministry of Health Minister of State Yeo Cheow Tong   People's Action Party 9 February 1985 31 December 1986
Ministry of the Environment Senior Parliamentary Secretary Eugene Yap Giau Cheng   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 13 September 1988
Parliamentary Secretary Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Ministry of Communications and Information Minister of State Tay Eng Soon   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 17 February 1986
Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 31 December 1986
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Ho Kah Leong   People's Action Party 18 February 1986 13 September 1988
Parliamentary Secretary Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Wan Hussin bin Hj Zoohri   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 1 January 1986
Ministry of Home Affairs Minister of State Wong Kan Seng   People's Action Party 1 March 1985 6 May 1985
Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 18 February 1986 13 September 1988
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Chin Harn Tong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Parliamentary Secretary Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 7 May 1985 17 February 1986
Ministry of Trade and Industry Minister of State Lee Hsien Loong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 17 February 1986
Wong Kwei Cheong   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 1 January 1986
Lee Boon Yang   People's Action Party 18 February 1986 31 December 1986
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Eugene Yap Giau Cheng   People's Action Party 1 January 1987 13 September 1988
Parliamentary Secretary Sidek bin Saniff   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 13 September 1988
Ministry of Labour Senior Minister of State Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 31 December 1986
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Eugene Yap Giau Cheng   People's Action Party 2 January 1985 6 May 1985
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "SIXTH PARLIAMENT OF SINGAPORE" (PDF). Parliament of Singapore. Retrieved 29 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)