Third Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

The Third Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet was the third Cabinet of Singapore formed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in 1968, after the 1968 Singaporean general election. The cabinet lasted until 1972, with one shuffle in 1970.

Third Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
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3rd Cabinet of Singapore
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Date formed16 April 1968
Date dissolved15 September 1972
People and organisations
Head of stateYusof bin Ishak (until 23 November 1970)
Yeoh Ghim Seng (23 November 1970 – 2 January 1971)
Benjamin Sheares (from 2 January 1971)
Head of governmentLee Kuan Yew
Member partyPeople's Action Party
Status in legislatureSupermajority
58 / 58
History
Election(s)1968
Legislature term(s)2nd Parliament of Singapore
PredecessorSecond Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
SuccessorFourth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Science and Technology Toh Chin Chye   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Finance Goh Keng Swee   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 10 August 1970
Hon Sui Sen   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 15 September 1972
Minister for Foreign Affairs S. Rajaratnam   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Labour S. Rajaratnam   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 4 July 1971
Ong Pang Boon   People's Action Party 5 July 1971 15 September 1972
Minister for Education Ong Pang Boon   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 10 August 1970
Lim Kim San   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 15 September 1972
Minister for Communications Yong Nyuk Lin   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for the Interior and Defence Lim Kim San   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 10 August 1970
Minister for Culture Jek Yeun Thong   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Social Affairs Othman Wok   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Law and National Development E. W. Barker   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Health Chua Sian Chin   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Minister for Defence Goh Keng Swee   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 15 September 1972
Minister for Home Affairs Ong Pang Boon   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 5 September 1970
Wong Lin Ken   People's Action Party 6 September 1970 15 September 1972
Source:[1]

Ministers of State and Parliamentary SecretariesEdit

Portfolio Name Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister's Office Minister of State Lee Khoon Choy   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Ya'acob bin Mohamed   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Ministry of Finance Minister of State Yang See Chim   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 15 September 1972
Parliamentary Secretary Yang See Chim   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 10 August 1970
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Minister of State Abdul Rahim Ishak   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 15 September 1972
Parliamentary Secretary L.P. Rodrigo   People's Action Party 1 August 1969 5 September 1970
Ministry of Labour Minister of State Sia Kah Hui   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 15 September 1972
Parliamentary Secretary Sia Kah Hui   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 10 August 1970
Fong Sip Chee   People's Action Party 1 January 1972 15 September 1972
Ministry of Education Parliamentary Secretary Lee Chiaw Meng   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 10 August 1970
Mohd Ghazali bin Ismail   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 31 May 1972
Sha'ari bin Tadin (acting)   People's Action Party 1 June 1972 15 September 1972
Ministry of Communications Parliamentary Secretary Phua Bah Lee   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 31 December 1971
Ministry of Interior and Defence Minister of State Wee Toon Boon   People's Action Party 16 April 1968 10 August 1970
Ministry of Culture Parliamentary Secretary Fong Sip Chee   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 31 December 1971
Sha'ari bin Tadin   People's Action Party 1 June 1972 15 September 1972
Ministry of Social Affairs Parliamentary Secretary Chan Chee Seng   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 15 September 1972
Buang bin Omar Junid   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 31 March 1970
Ministry of Law and National Development Parliamentary Secretary (Law) S. Ramaswamy   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 10 October 1970
Parliamentary Secretary (National Development) Ho Cheng Choon   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 15 September 1972
Ministry of Health Parliamentary Secretary Chor Yeok Eng   People's Action Party 3 May 1968 15 September 1972
Ministry of Defence Minister of State Wee Toon Boon   People's Action Party 11 August 1970 15 September 1972
Parliamentary Secretary Phua Bah Lee   People's Action Party 1 January 1972 15 September 1972
Ministry of Home Affairs Parliamentary Secretary L.P. Rodrigo   People's Action Party 6 September 1970 15 September 1972
Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "SECOND PARLIAMENT OF SINGAPORE" (PDF). Parliament of Singapore. Retrieved 27 July 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)