On rental housing

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 7 and 8 November 2022   Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment pertaining to the perennial challenge encountered in many neighbourhoods to stop high-rise bird-feeding, what methods has the Ministry looked into to punish or deter recalcitrant offenders to put a stop to such actions effectively.  Response Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for National Development (a) how many HDB Public Rental Scheme households have had a rent increase from 2020 to 2021;....

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Carrie Tan on Building a Healthier SG

Carrie Tan on Building a Healthier SG Investing in Growing Community Care I would like to thank the Minister of Health for the wonderful efforts to tackle our people’s health challenges and nation’s healthcare cost challenges using an upstream approach. And also to thank SPS Rahayu earlier for going into detail about describing the various technologies and apps. I think it is very creative to tap into Singapore’s national love for food, and taking pictures of food and also considering support to caregivers which is also very important.....

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On mental health and suicide

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 3 October 2022  Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Health whether the Ministry will put more funding into research on mental health and suicide, particularly to understand how factors related to gender, socio-economic group, race, education, marital status and income level, intersect to present the level of suicide risks in individuals. Response....

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On provision of preschools

Ms Carrie Tan filed two Parliamentary Questions on 12 and 13 September 2022 Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) whether there is a standard wait time that the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has to maintain for provision of (i) childcare (ii) infant care and (iii) preschools and, if so, what is it; (b) whether an update can be provided regarding ECDA’s plans to develop 10,000 new full-day preschools by 2023;....

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