Shadow Cabinet 2011
Prime Minister: Chen Show Mao (WP)
Deputy Prime Minister: Not required. One of the other ministers will act as deputy when PM goes on leave.
Finance Minister: Hazel Poa (NSP)
Defence Minister: Tony Tan Lay Thiam (NSP)
Health Minister: Steve Chia (NSP)
Foreign Affairs Minister: Gerald Giam (WP)
Home Affairs + Law Minister: Sylvia Lim (WP)
National Development Minister: Low Thia Kiang (WP)
Education Minister: Dr John Yam (WP)
Manpower Minister: Dr Vincent Wijeysingha (SDP)
Transport Minister: Steve Chia (NSP)
Information, Communication and Arts Minister: Yee Jenn Jong (WP)
Community, Youth and Sports Minister: Yaw Shin Leong (WP)
Environment and Water Resources Minister: Chia Ti Lik (SF)
Minister for Trade and Industry: Jeanette Chong (NSP)
Ministers of State: To abolish such positions
MM: Definitely not required.
SM: Definitely not required.
Ministers Without Portfolios: Definitely not required.
1. Short of a Minister for Hindu affairs. Will appoint a Hindu MP as adviser on Hindu affairs.
2. Short of a Minister for Muslim affairs. No outstanding Malay candidates unveiled to date. Will appoint a Malay candidate as adviser on Muslim affairs.
Call To Arms
If NSP or WP could recruit Ti Lik and VW into their ranks, a two-party coalition together would field 47 seats, and is enough to form a govt of simple majority. Hence, there is really no need to wait for the next election before fighting for a new govt.
Are you guys listening?