Childcare Leave, Protecting the Children

1) To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development whether the Ministry will consider requiring divorce rulings that award shared care and control to also state which party is allowed to list the child as an essential occupier in their application to buy a subsidised HDB flat. Response 2) To ask the Prime Minister what is the rationale for not providing childcare leave to parents on a per child basis. Response 3) To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development for each year from 2011 to 2017,....

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Disclosing “foreign donations”

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Maintenance of Religious Harmony (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 25/2019) Introduction Sir, this Bill relates to a very fundamental tenet of Singapore society. Singaporeans often proudly cite the fact that Singapore is a country where many religions can co-exist peacefully and even thrive. We cannot take this state of affairs for granted. This Bill is acknowledgment that we must constantly update our legal framework to address new challenges.....

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PMDs labels, Government-Paid and Extended Child Care Leave

Parliamentary Questions from MP Louis Ng on 2-4 September 1) To ask the Minister for Transport whether the Ministry will consider making it mandatory for all bicycles and PMDs to be fitted with laser lights which project a symbol of a bicycle or PMD on to the path five metres ahead, to warn pedestrians that there is a cyclist or PMD approaching them. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Manpower: (a) for each year in the past five years,....

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Improving “place of safety” for children

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 22/2019) Introduction Sir, I stand in support of the Bill. I would like to applaud the MSF for the thorough and thoughtful consultation process in drafting the Bill. MSF consulted over 300 stakeholders in the children and youth services sector and considered over 40 written responses during the public consultation.....

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