On plans to study the turnover rate Of social workers and number of cases involving employers receiving kickbacks from migrant workers

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 5 and 6 July. Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Manpower for each year in the past five years (a) how many cases involving employers receiving kickbacks from migrant workers did the Ministry investigate; and (b) of these investigations, how many led to (i) stern warnings (ii) charges and (iii) successful prosecutions against the employers Response Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) whether the Ministry is studying the turnover rates of social workers;....

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Louis Ng on Registration of Births and Deaths Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Registration of Births and Deaths Bill (Bill No. 13/2021)  Introduction This Bill will help streamline the reporting and registration of births and deaths in Singapore. This is important because the reporting and registration of births and deaths is not just a bureaucratic process of record-keeping. But the registration of a birth and death can have far-reaching legal and social implications for the individuals.....

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Louis Ng on Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 11/2021)  Introduction This Bill represents another step in the nation’s move to digitalise. A smooth transition to the new electronic transaction system for lasting powers of attorney (LPA) will simplify the process of making and accessing LPAs. However, if not managed well, the transition can cause more errors and put users off the new electronic transaction system.....

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On Application to Purchase HDB Flat by Single Unwed Parents and Parenthood Provisional Housing Scheme

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Louis Ng on 10 and 11 May Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Health whether children under 16 years of age can be included in the COVID-19 vaccination programme.  Response Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) when will the Ministry complete the public consultation on developing an appropriate disposable carrier bag charge at supermarkets; (b) what measures is the Ministry considering to take to lower the impact of this charge on lower income families;....

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