Second Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet

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Second Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet
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2nd cabinet of Singapore
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Date formed18 October 1963
People and organisations
Head of stateYusof bin Ishak
Head of governmentLee Kuan Yew
Deputy head of governmentToh Chin Chye
Total no. of ministers9
Member partyPeople's Action Party
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition cabinetN.A.
Opposition partyBarisan Sosialis
PredecessorFirst Cabinet of Singapore
SuccessorIII Lee Kuan Yew

The Second Lee Kuan Yew Cabinet was formed after the People's Action Party secured a landslide victory against the Barisan Sosialis.

Initial composition[edit]


Portfolio Minister
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew
Deputy Prime Minister Toh Chin Chye
Minister for Home Affairs and Social Welfare Othman Wok
Minister for Finance Goh Keng Swee
Minister for Labour Jek Yeun Thong
Minister for National Development Lim Kim San
Minister for Health Yong Nyuk Lin
Minister for Education Ong Pang Boon
Minister for Culture S. Rajaratnam
Minister for Law Vacant
E. W. Barker (From 1 November 1964)[2]

The names in bold are the surnames of Chinese persons, and the personal names of Indian and Malay persons


  1. ^ "Singapore's Second Cabinet". The Straits Times. Singapore. 18 October 1963. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Barker's sworn in as Law Minister". The Straits Times. Singapore. 1 November 1964. Retrieved 6 September 2013.