Parliamentary Questions from MP Louis Ng on 1 April
1) To ask the Minister for Finance:
(a) what is the Gini coefficient of Singapore for each year in the past 10 years when capital income is 1) To ask the Minister for Health for the senior care industry:
(a) what is the percentage of local workers; and
(b) what are the plans to attract more locals.
2) To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth:
(a) why is there an allocation of only five busking sites to each successful applicant of a Busking Card; and
(b) whether the Ministry plans to review and expand the number of (i) designated busking sites (ii) audition cycles per year and (iii) audition slots available under each audition cycle.
3) To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth for each year in the past five years:
(a) how many applications for a Busking Card has the Ministry received;
(b) how many applications have been rejected;
(c) what are the top three reasons for rejecting an application; and
(d) in how many audition cycles are the audition slots fully taken up.
4) To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth:
(a) what are the factors considered when deciding which five busking locations are to be allocated to a busker apart from the buskers’ provided list of eight interested locations; and
(b) for each designated busking location, what are the numbers of applicants and successful applicants in the past year.