PQs from Louis Ng

Parliamentary questions from Louis Ng, 14-18 May 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Home Affairs whether the Minister will consider reviewing the Criminal Procedure Code to (i) provide the courts with sentencing discretion for offences mandating imprisonment and caning where the offender is intellectually disabled and (ii) expand the sentencing options for intellectually disabled offenders such as mandatory treatment orders. Answer   2. To ask the Minister for Finance (a) what is the rationale behind allowing taxi drivers but not private-hire vehicle drivers to deduct expenses such as vehicle rental fees,....

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Protect the Most Vulnerable in Society

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Vulnerable Adults Bill [Bill No. 20/2018] Introduction Sir, the Vulnerable Adults Bill has been a long time in the making, with the public consultation on a draft Bill having been conducted nearly two years ago. The Bill is a welcomed piece of legislation to protect some of the most vulnerable in society, but also raises difficult questions of the role the state should play in intervening in the most intimate of relationships,....

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Strengthening the Spirit of Giving

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Debate on the President’s Address 2018   Sir, our President shared the importance of fostering a compassionate and caring society and a giving society where everyone lends a helping hand.   Beyond the dollars and cents, renewing our economy, strengthening our fiscal position, which are important to our survival, the heartware of this nation is equally important.   How we care for one another,....

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Louis Ng: Speaking Up for Residents

In the first half of this term of Parliament, Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng has been one of the most outspoken new MPs. He shared that his speeches were based on the feedback and concerns from residents. “As an MP, I shouldn’t just talk about what I’m passionate about. It’s ultimately what people are passionate about.” For example, at one of his monthly dialogue sessions, an auto-immune disease support group told him about their experiences and that moved him to file a recommendation on their behalf in this year’s Budget.....

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