INDICATORS USED TO MEASURE IMPACT OF PRODUCTIVITY GRANTS ON SMES

The following question stood in the name of Mr Leon Perera – 13 To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what are the indicators used by the Government to measure the impact of grants such as the Productivity Solutions Grant on the firm-level productivity of SMEs and micro-SMEs that have taken up such grants;Continue reading “INDICATORS USED TO MEASURE IMPACT OF PRODUCTIVITY GRANTS ON SMES”

LOW TAKE-UP RATE FOR CLIMATE-FRIENDLY HOUSEHOLDS PROGRAMME

The following question stood in the name of Mr Leon Perera – 16 To ask the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) whether the Ministry will consider increasing the value of the $150 Climate-Friendly Households Programme e-voucher for energy-efficient refrigerators given the significantly higher cost of a three-tick refrigerator; and (b) whether the Ministry will considerContinue reading “LOW TAKE-UP RATE FOR CLIMATE-FRIENDLY HOUSEHOLDS PROGRAMME”

MEDIAN AND MEAN NUMBER OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN CLASSES HEADED BY FORM TEACHERS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Education for Primary and Secondary schools, what is the current median and mean number of students in a class as defined by the grouping of students headed by a form teacher. Mr Chan Chun Sing: In 2021, the mean form class size in both Primary and Secondary schools was 33. TheContinue reading “MEDIAN AND MEAN NUMBER OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN CLASSES HEADED BY FORM TEACHERS”

INCREASING CLAIM LIMIT OF MEDISHIELD LIFE FOR COUPLES EXPERIENCING SERIOUS PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Health whether the Ministry will consider increasing the claim limit of MediShield Life for couples who experience serious pregnancy complications given that the last review was in 2019. Mr Ong Ye Kung: MediShield Life limits for inpatient treatment of serious pregnancy and delivery-related complications are pegged to the prevailing normal andContinue reading “INCREASING CLAIM LIMIT OF MEDISHIELD LIFE FOR COUPLES EXPERIENCING SERIOUS PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS”

ENFORCEMENT AGAINST MOTORISTS FOR EXCEEDING NOISE EMISSION LIMITS IN LAST FIVE YEARS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) in each of the last five years, how many enforcement actions have been taken against motorists for exceeding the noise emission limits; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider trialling the use of acoustic cameras to support enforcement during late-night and early-morning hours where trafficContinue reading “ENFORCEMENT AGAINST MOTORISTS FOR EXCEEDING NOISE EMISSION LIMITS IN LAST FIVE YEARS”

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR ROAD OPENING COORDINATION COMMITTEE

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Transport (a) what are the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the Road Opening Coordination Committee; and (b) whether such KPI data will be published. Mr S Iswaran: This question was addressed in the written reply to Question No 59 on 3 October 2022. Ministry of Transport4 October 2022 https://sprs.parl.gov.sg/search/sprs3topic?reportid=written-answer-na-11546

COMPLIANCE WITH SAFETY AND EMISSION REQUIREMENTS BY DRIVERS OF FOREIGN-REGISTERED VEHICLES ENTERING SINGAPORE

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) how and to what extent does the Government work with its Malaysian counterparts to highlight to drivers of foreign-registered vehicles entering Singapore that they must comply with safety and emission requirements, such as exhaust and noise emission standards under the Environmental Protection and Management (VehicularContinue reading “COMPLIANCE WITH SAFETY AND EMISSION REQUIREMENTS BY DRIVERS OF FOREIGN-REGISTERED VEHICLES ENTERING SINGAPORE”

NEED FOR NEW CRUISE AND FERRY INFRASTRUCTURE TO INCLUDE ENVIRONMENTAL BASELINE STUDIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) whether the Singapore Tourism Board’s survey for Singapore’s need for new cruise and ferry infrastructure will also include Environmental Baseline Studies and Environmental Impact Assessment to assess the environmental impact of new cruise infrastructure on our coastline; and (b) whether the final survey and report willContinue reading “NEED FOR NEW CRUISE AND FERRY INFRASTRUCTURE TO INCLUDE ENVIRONMENTAL BASELINE STUDIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT”

SCHOOL PROGRAMMES FOR STUDENTS TO ENGAGE IN GRASSROOTS ACTIVITIES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Education (a) in the past three years, how many schools have organised programmes for their students to (i) engage with People’s Association grassroots organisation and (ii) work with Members of Parliament (MPs), such as attachment programmes and volunteering at their Meet-the-People sessions; (b) how many students are currently involved inContinue reading “SCHOOL PROGRAMMES FOR STUDENTS TO ENGAGE IN GRASSROOTS ACTIVITIES”

USE OF GRASSROOTS ORGANISATION SCHEME IN OBTAINING BTO FLATS AND EXECUTIVE CONDOMINIUMS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what is the number of People’s Association grassroots leaders who benefited from the MND Grassroots Organisation Scheme when obtaining their (i) HDB BTO flats and (ii) Executive Condominiums (EC) in each of the last five years; and (b) what is the total number of HDBContinue reading “USE OF GRASSROOTS ORGANISATION SCHEME IN OBTAINING BTO FLATS AND EXECUTIVE CONDOMINIUMS”