NUMBER AND OUTCOME OF CASES REGISTERED WITH COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTRE IN LAST FIVE YEARS

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Law for each of the last five years (a) how many cases were registered with the Community Mediation Centre for mediation; (b) what is the breakdown on the source of referrals for these cases; (c) how many cases did not proceed for mediation due to a party refusing toContinue reading “NUMBER AND OUTCOME OF CASES REGISTERED WITH COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTRE IN LAST FIVE YEARS”

STRUCTURING FUTURE TENDERS IN WHOLE-OF-GOVERNMENT PERIOD CONTRACT AND FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT TO BUILD UP PLAYERS IN CREATIVE SERVICES INDUSTRY

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Communications and Information with regard to the Report of the Auditor-General for FY 2021/22, how will the Ministry structure future tenders under the Whole-of-Government Period Contract and Framework Agreement to ensure a good spread of business opportunities for all the vendors in the appointed panel in order toContinue reading “STRUCTURING FUTURE TENDERS IN WHOLE-OF-GOVERNMENT PERIOD CONTRACT AND FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT TO BUILD UP PLAYERS IN CREATIVE SERVICES INDUSTRY”

ASSESSMENT WHETHER GOVERNMENTS’ PERIOD CONTRACTS AND FRAMEWORK AGREEMENTS FAVOUR LARGE COMPANIES OFFERING FULL SET OF SERVICES

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance whether Whole-of-Government Period Contracts and Framework Agreements favour large multinational companies that can offer the full set of services in tender requirements at the expense of local small and medium enterprises and independent contractors who may potentially offer a smaller set of theContinue reading “ASSESSMENT WHETHER GOVERNMENTS’ PERIOD CONTRACTS AND FRAMEWORK AGREEMENTS FAVOUR LARGE COMPANIES OFFERING FULL SET OF SERVICES”

STEPS TAKEN ACROSS AGENCIES TO MINIMISE REPEATED LAPSES IN CONTRACT VARIATIONS AND STAR RATE ITEMS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance with regard to the Report of the Auditor-General for FY 2021/22 and in view of repeated lapses across various agencies concerning contract variations and star rate items (a) what steps have the Ministries taken in previous years to minimise such lapses; (b) whetherContinue reading “STEPS TAKEN ACROSS AGENCIES TO MINIMISE REPEATED LAPSES IN CONTRACT VARIATIONS AND STAR RATE ITEMS”

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”

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”

PROVISION OF FURTHER CLARITY ON NATIONAL SERVICE ENLISTMENT DATES

Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim asked the Minister for Defence whether the Ministry will consider providing further clarity on national service enlistment dates beyond approximately two months, particularly to preclude short notification enlistment notifications of two weeks. Dr Ng Eng Hen: MINDEF recognises the benefits of providing adequate notice of enlistment dates to pre-enlistees to prepare themselves mentallyContinue reading “PROVISION OF FURTHER CLARITY ON NATIONAL SERVICE ENLISTMENT DATES”

PRIVILEGES, IMMUNITIES AND HOSPITALITY ACCORDED TO FORMER HEADS OF STATE OR HEADS OF GOVERNMENT VISITING OR TRANSITING THROUGH SINGAPORE

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs (a) what privileges, immunities and hospitality are accorded to former Heads of State or Heads of Government who visit or transit through Singapore; (b) whether any public resources are expended in such instances; and (c) whether the former Sri Lankan President was accorded any privileges, immunitiesContinue reading “PRIVILEGES, IMMUNITIES AND HOSPITALITY ACCORDED TO FORMER HEADS OF STATE OR HEADS OF GOVERNMENT VISITING OR TRANSITING THROUGH SINGAPORE”

PRISONERS WHO PASSED AWAY DUE TO OLD AGE OVER LAST FIVE YEARS AND OFFENCES COMMITTED

Ms Sylvia Lim asked the Minister for Home Affairs (a) over the last five years, how many prisoners have passed away due to natural causes related to old age; (b) of these prisoners who have passed away, what are the offences committed for their imprisonment; and (c) what is the age of the oldest prisoner currently incarcerated.Continue reading “PRISONERS WHO PASSED AWAY DUE TO OLD AGE OVER LAST FIVE YEARS AND OFFENCES COMMITTED”

INCIDENTS REPORTED UNDER SAFE SPORT UNIFIED CODE

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth since the launch of the Safe Sport Unified Code in November 2021 (a) how many incidents of misconduct under the Code have been received under the Safe Sport Programme; (b) how many of these incidents have been referred for formal resolution; and (c) what isContinue reading “INCIDENTS REPORTED UNDER SAFE SPORT UNIFIED CODE”