PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 11th Sep 2017
1. To ask the Minister for Transport
(a) whether LTA is aware of the many complaints regarding real-time updates on the MRT service breakdown for commuters on 28 June 2017;
(b) what is being done to address commuters’ need for timely and accurate information; and
(c) whether LTA monitors the service standards of MRT train operators on the level of public engagement when there is a service breakdown
2. To ask the Minister for Home Affairs
(a) whether SCDF’s checks on buildings with non-Class “O” cladding also cover the lifts done under the Lift Upgrading Programme;
(b) for buildings found with non Class “O” cladding, what interim measures are being taken to protect the safety of the occupiers; and
(c) what is the timeline given to these affected buildings to remove the unsafe claddings.
3. To ask the Minister for Law in the past two years
(a) how many disputes concerning cigarette smoke from neighbouring units drifting into adjacent houses have been referred to the Community Mediation Centres; and
(b) of these conflicts, how many have been resolved and what have been the terms of the resolution
4. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
(a) what are the factors that influence the rental cost of hawker stalls;
(b) aside from the tender amount, what other criteria determine the success of a tender applicant;
(c) what is being done to keep monthly rentals of hawker stalls more affordable; and
(d) why do Yishun Park Hawker Centre tenderers have to pay at least twice the average bid to get a stall.
5. To ask the Minister for Defence
(a) what is being done to improve the take-up rate of the SGSecure mobile app apart from making it compulsory for full-time national servicemen (NSFs) to download it;
(b) why are websites not used for the e-learning modules instead of an app; and
(c) whether the Ministry will re-examine its policy for ensuring that NSFs download the app.