Moving upstream to address hazards posed by active mobility devices

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Active Mobility (Amendment No. 2) Bill (Bill No. 22/2020) Introduction Sir, I am glad that we are moving upstream in addressing the hazards posed by active mobility devices by introducing an import controls regime. It is also sensible for us to address the fire risk posed by non-compliant active mobility devices held by the LTA before any incidents occur.....

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Helping families and businesses amidst COVID-19

Parliamentary Question by MP Henry Kwek on 26 May 1) To ask the Minister for National Development whether HDB will ensure an adequate number of flats under the Parenthood Provisional Housing Scheme for young families who are looking to start families soon and who are facing added economic uncertainties due to the COVID-19 situation. Response 2) To ask the Prime Minister in light of rapidly decreasing interest rates, whether MAS will pro-actively monitor our banks’ housing loan rates to ensure that the downward revisions are timely and fair,....

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Paternity Leave and Gender-Equal Workplace Practices

Parliamentary Questions by Mr Louis Ng on 6 April 2020 1) To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what plans does the Ministry have to tackle the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in our prisons; and (b) whether the Ministry can ensure that all inmates are vaccinated for Hepatitis B. Response 2) To ask the Prime Minister whether the Ministry will change the default arrangement of taking paternity leave so that fathers can split the two weeks of paternity leave into working days and take them in any combination within 12 months after the birth of the child without mutual agreement from the employer.....

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Government-paid childcare leave for parents affected by COVID-19

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Debate on the Ministerial Statement on Additional Support Measures in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Introduction Sir, I thank the government for providing a Resilience and Solidarity Budget that provides increased assistance to many Singaporeans in this time of great need. Many residents have shared how appreciative they are and thank the government for this. Sir, I have four points to raise in relation to this Resilience and Solidarity Budget.....

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