Fifth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

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The Fifth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet is the fifth Cabinet of Singapore formed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. It was formed in 1976 after the 1976 Singaporean general election.

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Fifth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

5th Cabinet of Singapore
Date formed 31 December 1976
Date dissolved 5 January 1981
People and organisations
Head of state Benjamin Sheares
Head of government Lee Kuan Yew
Deputy head of government Goh Keng Swee
S. Rajaratnam
Member party People’s Action Party
Status in legislature Supermajority

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History
Election(s) 1976
Legislature term(s) 4th Parliament of Singapore
Predecessor Fourth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
Successor Sixth Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

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Portfolio Minister Political party Term start Term end
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 6 January 1981
First Deputy Prime Minister Goh Keng Swee People’s Action Party 1 June 1980 6 January 1981
Second Deputy Prime Minister S. Rajaratnam People’s Action Party 1 June 1980 6 January 1981
Deputy Prime Minister Goh Keng Swee People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 31 May 1980
Minister of Defence Goh Keng Swee People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 11 February 1979
Howe Yoon Chong People’s Action Party 12 February 1979 6 January 1981
Minister for Health Toh Chin Chye People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 6 January 1981
Minister for Foreign Affairs S. Rajaratnam People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 1 June 1980
S. Dhanabalan People’s Action Party 1 June 1980 6 January 1981
Minister for Labour Ong Pang Boon People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 6 January 1981
Minister for National Development Lim Kim San People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 31 January 1979
Teh Cheang Wan People’s Action Party 1 February 1979 6 January 1981
Minister for Communications Lim Kim San People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 30 June 1978
Ong Teng Cheong People’s Action Party 1 July 1978 6 January 1981
Minister for Culture Jek Yeun Thong People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 25 September 1977
Ong Teng Cheong (acting) People’s Action Party 26 September 1977 6 January 1981
Minister for Science and Technology Jek Yeun Thong People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 25 September 1977
E. W. Barker People’s Action Party 26 September 1977 6 January 1981
Minister for Social Affairs Othman Wok People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 30 June 1977
Toh Chin Chye (acting) People’s Action Party 1 July 1977 4 September 1977
Ahmad Mattar(acting) People’s Action Party 5 September 1977 6 January 1981
Minister for Law E. W. Barker People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 6 January 1981
Minister for the Environment E.W Barker People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 31 January 1979
Lim Kim San People’s Action Party 1 February 1979 6 January 1981
Minister for Home Affairs Chua Sian Chin People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 6 January 1981
Minister for Education Chua Sian Chin People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 11 February 1979
Goh Keng Swee People’s Action Party 12 February 1979 31 May 1980
Tony Tan Keng Yam People’s Action Party 1 June 1980 6 January 1981
Minister for Finance Hon Sui Sen People’s Action Party 31 December 1976 6 January 1981
Minister for Trade and Industry Goh Chok Tong People’s Action Party 15 March 1979 6 January 1981
Minister Othman Wok People’s Action Party 1 July 1977 6 January 1981
Minister Jek Yeun Thong People’s Action Party 26 September 1977 6 January 1981
Minister Lim Chee Onn People’s Action Party 15 September 1980 6 January 1981
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