More Public Housing for Single Parents

Statement by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the presentation of the Petition for More Inclusive Provision of Public Housing for Single Parents. Sir, I present to Parliament a Petition under Standing Order No 18. The Clerk has endorsed this Petition as being in accordance with the rules of Standing Order No 18(5). This Petition is presented on behalf of Quek Chee Kian, Lee Man Qi, Renemarlina Bte Osman, Jesvinder Ms Kaur,....

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Leave to care for parents and sick children

PQs from Louis Ng on 11th Sep 2017 1. To ask the Prime Minister whether the Ministry will consider allowing parents to use their paid sick leave entitlement to care for their sick children or allowing this at least for parents of premature, multiple births or babies with congenital illness. 2. To ask the Minister for National Development (a) whether the lack of a fire-rated entrance door affects the design of a HDB flat as a fire compartment;....

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Extending parental leave for parents with preterm babies and/or multiples

Adjournment Motion Speech “Extending parental leave for parents with preterm babies and/or births of multiples” by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC on 1 August 2017 Introduction Madam, last year I shared with this House that my wife and I were expecting twins. In that speech I said, “Just saying twins makes me feel tired already.” My twins were born in February this year, 10 weeks early and honestly, the word “tired” doesn’t even begin to describe our preterm twins parenthood journey over the past 5 months.....

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PQs from Louis Ng on 1 Aug 2017

ORAL QUESTIONS 1. To ask the Minister for National Development whether the Ministry will consider installing fire alarm systems for all HDB blocks. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for Health whether the Ministry will consider making neo-natal insurance for IVF compulsory at the point of a positive pregnancy blood test rather than at the point of embryo transfer. 3. To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry will consider making it mandatory for employers to provide paid annual home leave to foreign domestic workers.....

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