IMPACT SALE OF STATE LAND ON RESERVES AND ACCOUNTING TREATMENT OF COST OF STATE LAND FOR PUBLIC HOUSING

The following question stood in the name of Mr Leong Mun Wai – 3 To ask the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance whether there is a net increase in the past reserves when state land is first sold and the sales proceeds are transferred to the financial assets, and when the land is sold againContinue reading IMPACT SALE OF STATE LAND ON RESERVES AND ACCOUNTING TREATMENT OF COST OF STATE LAND FOR PUBLIC HOUSING

ALLIED EDUCATORS HIRED TO SUPPORT TEACHERS AT SPECIAL EDUCATION (SPED) SCHOOLS

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Education (a) how many allied educators are hired to support teachers at Special Education (SPED) schools on a (i) contract or part-time basis and (ii) permanent basis respectively; (b) whether there are any plans to increase the number of allied educators in SPED schools; and (c) what are the currentContinue reading “ALLIED EDUCATORS HIRED TO SUPPORT TEACHERS AT SPECIAL EDUCATION (SPED) SCHOOLS”

BENEFITS OF NEW OVERSEAS NETWORKS AND EXPERTISE PASS TO SINGAPORE AND SINGAPOREANS

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Manpower (a) whether any studies have been carried out on the number of Overseas Networks and Expertise (ONE) Passes the Ministry intends to issue particularly with regard to the impact on job opportunities for Singaporeans; and (b) what are the objective criteria set for the issuance of the ONE PassContinue reading “BENEFITS OF NEW OVERSEAS NETWORKS AND EXPERTISE PASS TO SINGAPORE AND SINGAPOREANS”

SINGAPOREAN AND PERMANENT RESIDENT FLAT OWNERS RENTING OUT HDB FLATS FOR PASSIVE INCOME WHILST OWNING PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for National Development of those HDB flat owners who rent out their HDB flats for passive income whilst owning private residential property, how many of them are (i) Singaporeans and (ii) permanent residents as at 31 December 2011 and 31 December 2021 respectively.   Mr Desmond Lee: As at 31 December 2011, aboutContinue reading “SINGAPOREAN AND PERMANENT RESIDENT FLAT OWNERS RENTING OUT HDB FLATS FOR PASSIVE INCOME WHILST OWNING PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY”

PLANS TO ENGAGE AND INVOLVE TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS UNDER HEALTHIER SG INITIATIVE

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Health how does the Ministry plan to engage and involve traditional Chinese medicine practitioners under the Healthier SG initiative. Mr Ong Ye Kung: Healthier SG is a significant and transformative national healthcare strategy, requiring many stakeholders and partners to work together to support our residents’ needs.  Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners (TCMPs)Continue reading “PLANS TO ENGAGE AND INVOLVE TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS UNDER HEALTHIER SG INITIATIVE”

RELEASE OF RACE-BASED AND/OR COMMUNITY-BASED DATA TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) whether the Government will release race-based and/or community-based data that are shared in closed-door settings with community leaders and groups, to Members of Parliament on a confidential basis if need be; and (b) if not, why. Mr Edwin Tong Chun Fai: Our public agencies make availableContinue reading “RELEASE OF RACE-BASED AND/OR COMMUNITY-BASED DATA TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT”

PROFILES OF LICENSED GAS SERVICE WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) as of June 2022, how many licensed gas service workers are (i) Singaporeans (ii) permanent residents and (iii) foreigners respectively; (b) of those with such a licence who are non-Singaporeans, what are (i) the top 10 nationalities and (ii) the types of work pass that theyContinue reading “PROFILES OF LICENSED GAS SERVICE WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022”

PROFILES OF LICENSED ELECTRICAL WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) as of June 2022, how many licensed electrical workers are (i) Singaporeans (ii) permanent residents and (iii) foreigners respectively; (b) of those with such a licence who are non-Singaporeans, what are (i) the top 10 nationalities and (ii) the type of work pass that they holdContinue reading “PROFILES OF LICENSED ELECTRICAL WORKERS AS OF JUNE 2022”

PROFILES OF LICENSED PLUMBERS AS OF JUNE 2022

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) as of June 2022, how many licensed plumbers are (i) Singaporeans (ii) permanent residents and (iii) foreigners respectively; (b) of those with such a licence who are non-Singaporeans, what are (i) the top 10 nationalities and (ii) the type of work pass that they holdContinue reading “PROFILES OF LICENSED PLUMBERS AS OF JUNE 2022”

FORMAT OF GOVERNMENT’S AFTER-ACTION REVIEW ON COVID-19 AND PLANS TO SHARE REVIEW FINDINGS OR RECOMMENDATIONS

14 Mr Pritam Singh asked the Prime Minister (a) what is the format of the Government’s after-action review (AAR) on COVID-19; and (b) whether it plans to share the AAR’s findings or recommendations with the public. The Minister for Finance (Mr Lawrence Wong) (for the Prime Minister): Mr Speaker, Sir, I am taking this question on behalf of theContinue reading “FORMAT OF GOVERNMENT’S AFTER-ACTION REVIEW ON COVID-19 AND PLANS TO SHARE REVIEW FINDINGS OR RECOMMENDATIONS”