Parliamentary questions for 4 March 2019

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 11:00 am on Monday, 4 March 2019, for the 97th session of the 13th Parliament.

*2 oral questions and 2 written question had been scheduled to be asked.

There will be estimates for the financial year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 (Paper Cmd. 19 of 2019):

Committee of Supply (Progress: 1 March 2019) (3rd Allotted Day).

Resumption of Debate on Question (1 March 2019) “That the total sum to be allocated for Head R of the Estimates be reduced by $100.” – (Mr Christopher de Souza).

For amendments to be moved in the Committee of Supply, see Supplement No. 16 dated 28 February 2019.

Below are the questions filed towards the various Ministers

Prime Minister

Prime Minister

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister for Transport

Minister for Transport

Minister for National Development

Minister for National Development

Minister for Health

Minister for Health

*Ms Joan Pereira: To ask the Minister for Health whether the Ministry will consider working with the Ministry of Education to share with school students the risks associated with buying health products especially those sold online.

Minister for Home Affairs

Minister for Home Affairs

Ms Joan Pereira: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs whether the Ministry will consider incorporating psychological preparedness and training in the counselling of victims and witnesses of traumatic events in its community emergency preparedness exercises.

Minister for Communications and Information

Minister for Communications and Information

Minister for Finance

Minister for Finance

Minister for Education

Minister for Education

Minister for Law

Minister for Law

Minister for Manpower

Minister for Manpower

Ms Foo Mee Har: To ask the Minister for Manpower (a) what is the current number of companies who have tapped Government support for the Professional Conversion Programme, Career Support Programme and Special Employment Credit respectively; (b) what are the details of these companies that have benefited from the respective schemes; and (c) what needs to be done to onboard more companies to participate in these schemes.

Minister for Social and Family Development

Minister for Social and Family Development

Minister for Trade and Industry

Minister for Trade and Industry

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth

Minister for Defence

Minister for Defence

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources

*Ms Joan Pereira: To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (a) how does the Ministry ensure that lorries that carry sand do cover them up to prevent spillage on the roads while moving; and (b) for lorries that are found not to have done so, what are the penalties that are imposed on them.