Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, 11-13 Feb 2019
1) To ask the Minister for Defence:
(a) how many military training deaths have occurred in the past three years;
(b) what is the Ministry doing to address any effect on the confidence and morale of our NSmen and their families; and
(c) how many officers and men were disciplined in the past three years on safety lapses during training.
2) To ask the Minister for Communications and Information:
(a) what is the status of the Postal Quality of Service framework review;
(b) how many complaints has Singpost received about missing mails in the past year; and
(c) how many of these missing mail cases have been resolved.
3) To ask the Minister for Communications and Information:
(a) in the past 36 months, how many complaints have been received on misuse of failed postal delivery notices when recipients are home; and
(b) whether IMDA investigates these complaints to ensure compliance of the Postal Quality
of Service framework.
4) To ask the Minister for Transport:
(a) whether there are plans to encourage the take-up of third-party liability insurance among PMD users; and
(b) whether the Ministry has engaged with the insurance industry to explore this.
5) To ask the Minister for Transport:
(a) how many users of personal mobility devices (PMDs) and their accident victims have gone for mediation in the past 24 months;
(b) what compensation has been paid out in the mediation;
(c) what is the cost of mediation that each party must bear;
(d) how long is the whole process of mediation; and
(e) what is the process should one party refuses to attend.
6) To ask the Minister for Home Affairs:
(a) what is the number of bicycle thefts in the last three years;
(b) to date, how many bicycle owners have signed up to join the Bicycle Security Label initiative that was
implemented in 2011 to tackle bicycle thefts; and
(c) whether the Bicycle Security Label is still issued by the police as part of its theft prevention
initiative and, if not, why has it been discontinued.