Most Outspoken MP Making Real Change  

As of April 2019, Nee Soon GRC Member of Parliament Louis Ng Kok Kwang has spoken up 404 times in Parliament – making him the most outspoken MP from the 13th Parliament of Singapore (15-01-2016 to present). Back in 2015 when Louis first stood for election, he promised to listen and speak up. True to his words, whether it is to urge MOE to slay the sacred cow of Streaming, or to push for more childcare subsidies and leaves for parents,....

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Work injuries, night-time childcare and plastic waste

Parliamentary Questions from Mr Louis Ng, 26 Feb – 8 Mar 2019 1. To ask the Minister for Health whether the Ministry can provide an update on the review it is conducting on getting more companies to offer neo-natal insurance for in-vitro fertilisation. Response 2. To ask the Minister for Health: (a) whether there are plans to tighten the regulation of private daycare and homecare services that do not receive Government subsidies as they currently do not have any mandatory minimum standards;....

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Childcare subsidies for non-working moms

Cut by MP Louis Ng during Ministry of Social and Family Development’s Committee of Supply Debate 2019 Childcare subsidies for non-working moms During our Motion on “Education for Our Future”, Speaker asked who is the best teacher and where is the best school. We parents are the best teachers for our children and our home is the best school. And the most important time for us to be teachers and for our homes to be a school is during our child’s formative years.....

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Abolishing streaming, Making CCAs available to all students

Cuts by MP Louis Ng during Ministry of Education’s Committee of Supply Debate 2019 Abolishing streaming In my budget speech, I shared my concerns about streaming and how it might lead to social stratification. I spoke about the immobility in our education system where a student who enters the Normal (Technical) stream has little chance of leaving this stream. I spoke about how streaming can discourage some students. How is MOE addressing the concerns of social stratification due to streaming?....

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