MCYS and MICA to be ‘restructured’ to form three new ministries (with new ministers)
Posted by temasektimes on July 31, 2012
With effect from November 1, the current portfolios of MCYS and MICA will be redistributed to the three ministries – the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI).
PM Lee said the changes are necessary as Singapore is in a new phase of development, and social and community issues are increasingly important.
However, some critics pointed out that the new ministries and portfolios are not necessary and only lead to unnecessary public spending.