PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 20 Mar 2018
1. To ask the Minister for Health
(a) how many senior citizens currently suffer from incontinence;
(b) what is the average cost to treat this illness; and
(c) whether the Ministry will consider providing more subsidies for incontinence treatment so as to enable more senior citizens to seek treatment early.
2. Er Dr Lee Bee Wah: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs
(a) when will work begin on the installation of smoke and fire alarms for HDB rental flats;
(b) which housing estates will be covered in the initial stage; and
(c) how long will this exercise take to complete the installation for all rental flats.
3. To ask the Minister for Manpower
(a) in 2017, how many mediations have been handled by the Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM);
(b) what have been the outcomes; and
(c) when either party refuses to attend the mediation session, what are the options offered under TADM.
4. To ask the Minister for Home Affairs
(a) in 2016-17, how many complaints have the Traffic Police received about noisy speeding vehicles at Yishun Avenue 1 particularly at night;
(b) what enforcement action has been taken; and
(c) whether speed cameras can be installed to check on the speedsters.
5. To ask the Minister for National Development
(a) with the implementation of parking.sg, whether there are plans to remove the gantry barriers in all URA and HDB carparks;
(b) what is the feedback on the app’s accuracy of parking lot availability; and
(c) what plans does the Ministry have to improve the app