Changes to Cabinet and Other Appointments (June 2022)
The Prime Minister announced his new Cabinet line-up and other political appointments on 6 June 2022. The changes will take effect from 13 June 2022.
The Prime Minister will make the following changes to his Cabinet with effect from 13 June 2022.
Mr Lawrence Wong will be promoted to Deputy Prime Minister. He will be the Acting Prime Minister in the absence of the Prime Minister. He will continue as Minister for Finance.
Mr Tan Kiat How will be promoted to Senior Minister of State. He will continue in the Ministry of Communications and Information and the Ministry of National Development.
Mr Eric Chua will be promoted to Senior Parliamentary Secretary. He will continue in the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth and the Ministry of Social and Family Development.
Ms Rahayu Mahzam will be promoted to Senior Parliamentary Secretary, and will take up a new appointment in the Ministry of Law. She will continue in the Ministry of Health, but relinquish her appointment in the Ministry of Communications and Information.
Other Political Appointments
Mr Chee Hong Tat will be appointed Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance. He will continue in the Ministry of Transport.
Dr Koh Poh Koon will be appointed Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Sustainability and Environment. He will continue in the Ministry of Manpower, but relinquish his appointment in the Ministry of Health.
Ms Sun Xueling will be appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs. She will continue in the Ministry of Social and Family Development, but relinquish her appointment in the Ministry of Education.
Mr Desmond Tan will be appointed Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. He will relinquish his appointments in the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Sustainability and Environment.
Mr Baey Yam Keng will be appointed Senior Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Sustainability and Environment. He will continue in the Ministry of Transport.
Mr Lawrence Wong will assume responsibility for the Strategy Group within the Prime Minister’s Office, taking over from Mr Heng Swee Keat.
The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) has agreed to the Prime Minister’s request for Mr Chee Hong Tat to return to the Government full-time, and accepted his proposal for Mr Desmond Tan to join the NTUC.
Annex A gives the revised portfolios of the Cabinet members.
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PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
6 JUNE 2022
ANNEX A: CABINET AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS (from 13 June 2022)
|PM/DPM/SMs||MINISTER||MINISTER OF STATE|
PM Lee Hsien Loong
DPM Lawrence Wongi
Ms Indranee Rajahv
|MINISTER||2ND MINISTER||SR MINISTER OF STATE||MINISTER OF STATE||SR PARL SEC|
|MCCY||Edwin Tongix||Low Yen Ling
|MINDEF||Ng Eng Hen||Heng Chee How
|MOE||Chan Chun Singx||Maliki Osman||Gan Siow Huang|
||Chee Hong Tat|
|MFA||Vivian Balakrishnan||Maliki Osman||Sim Ann|
|MOH||Ong Ye Kungxi||Masagos Zulkifli||Janil Puthucheary||Rahayu Mahzam|
|MHA||K Shanmugam||Josephine Teo||Faishal Ibrahim
|MINLAW||K Shanmugam||Edwin Tong||Rahayu Mahzam|
|MOM||Tan See Leng||Koh Poh Koon
|Gan Siow Huang|
|MND||Desmond Lee||Indranee Rajah||Sim Annxii
Tan Kiat How
Desmond Lee (i/c of Social Services Integration)
|Sun Xueling||Eric Chua|
|MSE||Grace Fu||Amy Khor
Koh Poh Koon
|Baey Yam Keng|
|MTI||Gan Kim Yong
S Iswaran (i/c of Trade Relations)
|Tan See Leng||Low Yen Ling
|MOT||S Iswaran||Amy Khor
Chee Hong Tat
|Baey Yam Keng|
Central Singapore District
North East District
North West District
South East District
South West District
| Denise Phua
Mohd Fahmi Aliman
Low Yen Lingxiv
i Lawrence Wong – Strategy Group
ii Heng Swee Keat – Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, Future Economy Council, National Research Foundation (assisting PM), Productivity Fund Administration Board (assisting PM)
iii Teo Chee Hean – Coordinating Minister for National Security, Smart Nation and Digital Government Group, National Security Coordination Secretariat, National Population and Talent Division, National Climate Change Secretariat
iv Tharman Shanmugaratnam – Coordinating Minister for Social Policies, Monetary Authority of Singapore, National Jobs Council
v Indranee Rajah – Population matters (assisting Mr Teo Chee Hean)
vi Josephine Teo – Smart Nation and Cybersecurity
vii Janil Puthucheary – GovTech
viii Tan Kiat How – REACH
ix Edwin Tong – People’s Association
x Chan Chun Sing – Public Service Division
xi Ong Ye Kung – Aging issues
xii Sim Ann – Municipal Services Office
xiii Masagos Zulkifli – Muslim affairs, CDC matters (assisting Mr Edwin Tong)
xiv Low Yen Ling – Coordinator of Mayors
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