18 May '11, 9pm

New Cabinet will have its work cut out

Politics in Singapore is generally marked by incremental change. However, with the watershed General Election of May 7, politics and government in Singapore will not be the same again. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong described the changes to the Cabinet as "epochal". The last significant change to the Cabinet in 2001 now looks less dramatic and tame in comparison. In 2001, on the back of a good crop of new MPs elected that year, only seven new MPs - including now newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam - were made office-holders but were not appointed to the Cabinet. The new Cabinet represents a break from the past and underlines the urgency of the political renewal process at the highest level. It is the largest injection of new blood into the Government after a GE. PM Lee indicated that further changes will be made mid-term. The changes build on Satur...

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For a summary of the changes to Cabinet, see

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