PUBLICATION OF FINDINGS FROM PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SINGAPORE’S CLIMATE AMBITION

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Prime Minister whether the findings of the Public Consultation on Singapore’s Climate Ambition will be published in full, prior to any formal revision of Singapore’s Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy and 2030 Nationally Determined Contribution, before the end of 2022. Mr Teo Chee Hean (for the Prime Minister): The Public Consultation onContinue reading “PUBLICATION OF FINDINGS FROM PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SINGAPORE’S CLIMATE AMBITION”

REMUNERATION DISCLOSURES FOR STATUTORY BOARDS AND GOVERNMENT-LINKED FIRMS

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Prime Minister considering the Singapore Exchange Regulation and Corporate Governance Advisory Committee’s recommendations for remuneration disclosure of directors and CEOs to be made mandatory (a) whether the Ministry will consider mandating remuneration disclosures for Statutory Boards and Government companies such as entities listed in the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution;Continue reading “REMUNERATION DISCLOSURES FOR STATUTORY BOARDS AND GOVERNMENT-LINKED FIRMS”

REVIEW OF DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS AND PENALTY REGIMES FOR BREACHES

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Prime Minister in view of the enforcement actions taken against Noble Group Limited for a civil penalty of $12.6 million relating to a breach of section 199(b)(ii) of the Securities and Futures Act and stern warnings to two former directors of Noble Resources International Pte Ltd relating to a breachContinue reading “REVIEW OF DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS AND PENALTY REGIMES FOR BREACHES”

ENCOURAGING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO HIRE MORE QUALIFIED PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Prime Minister (a) what percentage of Public Service officers are persons with disabilities; (b) whether the Public Service Division plans to encourage Government agencies to hire more qualified people with disabilities so as to promote diversity and equality of opportunity; and (c) if so, in what ways.  Mr Chan Chun Sing (forContinue reading “ENCOURAGING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO HIRE MORE QUALIFIED PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES”

LIMITS ON BORROWING COSTS FOR SECURED AND UNSECURED LENDING TO CONSUMERS

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Prime Minister (a) what are the restrictions and quantitative limits around maximum interest rates, fees, and total borrowing costs for various classes of secured and unsecured lending to consumers; and (b) whether there are any plans to review such limits. Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam (for the Prime Minister): MAS does not dictateContinue reading “LIMITS ON BORROWING COSTS FOR SECURED AND UNSECURED LENDING TO CONSUMERS”

REVIEW OF CIVIL SERVICE SALARY STRUCTURE

Mr Leon Perera asked the Prime Minister (a) when was the last review of the Civil Service salary structure; and (b) when is the next planned review. Mr Chan Chun Sing (for the Prime Minister): Salaries of civil servants on the generic schemes were last adjusted in 2014.   The last substantive change to the Management Executive SchemeContinue reading “REVIEW OF CIVIL SERVICE SALARY STRUCTURE”

PROPORTION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS WITH JOB ROLES CONDUCIVE FOR HYBRID WORK AND NUMBER OF WORK-FROM-HOME DAYS PERMISSIBLE PER WEEK

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Prime Minister (a) what is the current proportion of public officers who are in job roles which are conducive for hybrid work and will be allowed to telecommute; and (b) for such officers, what is the average number of days a week that they will be allowed to work fromContinue reading “PROPORTION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS WITH JOB ROLES CONDUCIVE FOR HYBRID WORK AND NUMBER OF WORK-FROM-HOME DAYS PERMISSIBLE PER WEEK”

MEAN, MEDIAN AND RANGE OF TOTAL ANNUAL REMUNERATION OF MX 9 (SUPERSCALE) GRADE IN CIVIL SERVICE FOR PAST FIVE YEARS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Prime Minister for each of the past five years (a) what is the mean, median and range of total annual remuneration of the MX 9 (Superscale) grade in the Civil Service; and (b) of the total annual remuneration paid to MX9 officers, what is the average breakdown between the base salary andContinue reading “MEAN, MEDIAN AND RANGE OF TOTAL ANNUAL REMUNERATION OF MX 9 (SUPERSCALE) GRADE IN CIVIL SERVICE FOR PAST FIVE YEARS”

ANNUAL AMOUNT DISBURSED FROM ONE-OFF BABY SUPPORT GRANT AND PROPOSAL FOR FURTHER SUPPORT GIVEN RISING COST OF LIVING

95 Ms He Ting Ru asked the Prime Minister (a) for each year that the $3,000 one-off Baby Support Grant was in effect, how much was paid out under the grant; and (b) whether further support will be granted to Singaporeans who aspire to start families given the current concerns surrounding the rising cost of living and inflation.Continue reading “ANNUAL AMOUNT DISBURSED FROM ONE-OFF BABY SUPPORT GRANT AND PROPOSAL FOR FURTHER SUPPORT GIVEN RISING COST OF LIVING”

NUMBER OF FAMILY OFFICES REGISTERED IN SINGAPORE, AGGREGATE BUSINESS SPENDING, AMOUNT OF ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT AND INVESTED LOCALLY IN LAST FIVE YEARS AND YEAR-TO-DATE

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Prime Minister in each of the last five years and year-to-date, what is (i) the number of family offices registered in Singapore (ii) their aggregate business spending (iii) the amount of assets under management (AUM) held and (iv) the amount of their AUM invested locally. Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam (for theContinue reading “NUMBER OF FAMILY OFFICES REGISTERED IN SINGAPORE, AGGREGATE BUSINESS SPENDING, AMOUNT OF ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT AND INVESTED LOCALLY IN LAST FIVE YEARS AND YEAR-TO-DATE”