Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng on 6 Aug 2018
1. To ask the Minister for Manpower
(a) in the past three years, of the notifications received to reduce the salary of a work permit holder stated in their in-principle approval letter, what proportions are within
(i) one month (ii) one year of the work permit issue date; and
(b) whether the Ministry will consider a limit on the amount a company is allowed to reduce the salary of the work permit holder.
2. To ask the Minister for National Development whether there are plans to impose penalties on companies which do not implement proposed wildlife and environmental mitigation measures when carrying out construction near national parks and nature reserves.
3. To ask the Minister for Education what is the breakdown of the percentage of ITE, polytechnic and university graduates in 2015, 2016 and 2017 who are from the Normal Technical, Normal Academic and Express streams respectively.
4. To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development for each of the years from 2015 to date, what is the respective breakdown of the number and percentage of divorce cases where shared care and control of the children is awarded.