Sixth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

Sixth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
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6th Cabinet of Singapore
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Date formed6 January 1981
Date dissolved1 January 1985
People and organisations
Head of stateBenjamin Sheares (until 12 May 1981)
Yeoh Ghim Seng (12 May – 23 October 1981)
Devan Nair (from 23 October 1981)
Head of governmentLee Kuan Yew
Deputy head of governmentGoh Keng Swee
S. Rajaratnam
Member partyPeople's Action Party
Status in legislatureSupermajority
75 / 75
Opposition partyWorkers' Party (WP)
(from 31 October 1981)
Opposition leaderJ. B. Jeyaretnam (WP)
(from 31 October 1981)
History
Election(s)1980
Legislature term(s)5th Parliament of Singapore
PredecessorFifth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
SuccessorSeventh 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 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
First Deputy Prime Minister Goh Keng Swee   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Second Deputy Prime Minister (Foreign Affairs) S. Rajaratnam   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Minister Lim Chee Onn   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 August 1983
Minister Ong Teng Cheong   People's Action Party 9 May 1983 1 January 1985
Ministry of Finance
Minister for Finance Hon Sui Sen   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 14 October 1983
Lee Kuan Yew   People's Action Party 15 October 1983 23 October 1983
Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 24 October 1983 1 January 1985
Ministry of the Environment
Minister for the Environment Ong Pang Boon   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Law
Minister for Law E. W. Barker   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Second Minister for Law S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 1 June 1984 1 January 1985
Ministry of Science and Technology
Minister of Science and Technology E. W. Barker   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 March 1981
Ministry of Home Affairs
Minister for Home Affairs Chua Sian Chin   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Second Minister for Home Affairs S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 1 June 1984 1 January 1985
Ministry of Communications
Minister for Communications Ong Teng Cheong   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 8 May 1983
Ong Pang Boon   People's Action Party 9 May 1983 6 September 1983
Yeo Ning Hong (acting)   People's Action Party 7 September 1983 31 May 1984
Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 1 June 1984 1 January 1985
Ministry of Labour
Minister for Labour Ong Teng Cheong   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 8 May 1983
E. W. Barker   People's Action Party 9 May 1983 6 September 1983
S. Jayakumar (acting)   People's Action Party 7 September 1983 31 May 1984
S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 1 June 1984 1 January 1985
Ministry of Defence
Minister for Defence Howe Yoon Chong   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 May 1982
Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 1 June 1982 1 January 1985
Second Minister for Defence Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 1 June 1981 31 May 1982
Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 1 June 1984 1 January 1985
Ministry of National Development
Minister for National Development Teh Cheang Wan   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Minister for Trade and Industry Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 May 1981
Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 1 June 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Health
Minister for Health Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 May 1982
Howe Yoon Chong   People's Action Party 1 June 1982 1 January 1985
Second Minister for Health Goh Chok Tong   People's Action Party 1 June 1982 1 January 1985
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs S. Dhanabalan   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Culture
Minister for Culture S. Dhanabalan   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Education
Minister for Education Tony Tan Keng Yam   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 May 1981
Goh Keng Swee   People's Action Party 1 June 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Social Affairs
Minister for Social Affairs Ahmad Mattar (acting)   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 May 1984
Ahmad Mattar   People's Action Party 1 June 1984 1 January 1985
Source:[1]

Ministers of State and Parliamentary SecretariesEdit

Portfolio Name Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister's Office Senior Minister of State Lee Khoon Choy   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Ch'ng Jit Koon   People's Action Party 2 January 1982 1 January 1985
Ministry of Finance Minister of State Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 24 October 1983 1 January 1985
Ministry of the Environment Senior Parliamentary Secretary Chor Yeok Eng   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 December 1982
Parliamentary Secretary Teo Cheong Tee   People's Action Party 3 May 1983 1 January 1985
Ministry of Law Minister of State S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 21 September 1981 31 May 1984
Ministry of Home Affairs Minister of State S. Jayakumar   People's Action Party 21 September 1981 31 May 1984
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Chin Harn Tong   People's Action Party 1 May 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Communications Parliamentary Secretary Sidek bin Saniff   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Ministry of Labour Minister of State Sia Kah Hui   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Wong Kwei Cheong   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 6 September 1983
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Fong Sip Chee   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 2 May 1981
Parliamentary Secretary Eugene Yap Giau Cheng   People's Action Party 1 June 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Defence Minister of State Bernard Chen   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Yeo Ning Hong   People's Action Party 1 April 1981 31 May 1984
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Phua Bah Lee   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of National Development Minister of State Lee Yock Suan   People's Action Party 21 September 1981 23 October 1983
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Lee Yiok Seng   People's Action Party 1 May 1981 1 January 1985
Parliamentary Secretary Lee Yiok Seng   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 30 April 1981
Ministry of Trade and Industry Minister of State Wong Kwei Cheong   People's Action Party 7 September 1983 1 January 1985
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Chan Chee Seng   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 31 December 1982
Parliamentary Secretary Sidek bin Saniff   People's Action Party 2 May 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Health Parliamentary Secretary Wan Hussin Zoohri   People's Action Party 21 September 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Senior Minister of State Abdul Rahim Ishak   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Ministry of Culture Senior Minister of State Chai Chong Yii   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Minister of State Fong Sip Chee   People's Action Party 2 May 1981 1 January 1985
Parliamentary Secretary Sidek bin Saniff   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Wan Hussin Zoohri   People's Action Party 21 September 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Education Minister of State Tay Eng Soon   People's Action Party 1 April 1981 1 January 1985
Parliamentary Secretary Ow Chin Hock   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 1 May 1981
Ho Kah Leong   People's Action Party 2 May 1981 1 January 1985
Ministry of Social Affairs Senior Parliamentary Secretary Chan Chee Seng   People's Action Party 6 January 1981 2 May 1981
Parliamentary Secretary Sidek bin Saniff   People's Action Party 2 May 1981 1 January 1985
Teo Cheong Tee   People's Action Party 21 September 1981 1 January 1985
Minister of State Wan Soon Bee   People's Action Party 7 September 1983 1 January 1985
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "FIFTH PARLIAMENT OF SINGAPORE" (PDF). Parliament of Singapore. Retrieved 28 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)