Divorcee housing, educational mobility and salary reduction

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng, 9-11 July 2018 1.To ask the Minister for National Development (a) what measures have been put in place to reduce the number of roadkill in the Mandai area; (b) whether such measures apply to all areas where there are construction activities near national parks and nature reserves; and (c) when will the hoardings along Mandai Road be completed. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development what are the eligibility conditions for divorcees with shared care and control of their children to purchase a subsidised HDB flat.....

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Greater transparency around carbon tax

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE CARBON PRICING BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 19 MAR 2018   Introduction Reducing carbon foot-print is the way to go for our future. This Bill will be a good step forward to get our people to be in sync with the international trend. We need to position Singapore for a low-carbon future as that will be the new norm.....

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Clarifications on carbon tax

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Carbon Pricing Bill [Bill No. 17/2018]   Introduction Sir, I am in favour of establishing a framework for taxing businesses responsible for high Green House Gas emissions. Climate change is one of the most serious problems of our time, and the consequences of unchecked climate change for every country – including Singapore – are likely to be grave.....

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Control indirect costs of carbon tax

Henry Kwek MP for Nee Soon GRC   Speech on Carbon Pricing Bill The Carbon Pricing Bill is welcomed as a useful tool to help our companies be more environmentally responsible as we manage our carbon footprint as an economy and to meet our national obligations under the Paris Agreement. With regards to the bill, I would like to raise several points. First, it would be helpful if at regular intervals, the government can share on the results of the carbon tax on lowering the energy consumption of residents of Singapore,....

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