Parliament

Sylvia Lim asks if PM, DPM Teo and Minister Chan make misleading statements to Parliament on counting of first President for Reserved Election

Below is the speech by Ms Sylvia Lim, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC from Workers’ Party for the Adjournment Motion, “Counting From President Wee Kim Wee Or President Ong Teng Cheong For Reserved Presidential Election – Policy Decision Or Legal Question?” on 3 October 2017 (Tuesday), seeking an explanation from the government on whether did the PM, DPM Teo …

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Parliamentary questions for 2 October 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Monday, 2 October 2017 for the 51st session of the 13th Parliament. *70 oral questions and 36 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 6 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Central Provident Fund (Amendment) Bill – Minister for Manpower, Workplace Safety and Health (Amendment) Bill – Minister for Manpower, Massage …

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Parliamentary questions for 1 August 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Tuesday, 1 August 2017 for the 49th session of the 13th Parliament. 74 oral questions and *30 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 3 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Jurong Town Corporation (Amendment) Bill – Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Bill …

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PM Lee on his siblings’ accusations against him, “suing my own brother and sister in court would further besmirch our parents’ names”

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said in Parliament on Monday that he will not be taking legal action against his two siblings, Dr Lee Weiling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang for allegations of him abusing of the Prime Minister’s authority to advance his personal agenda. He said that suing his own brother and sister in court would further besmirch …

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Pritam Singh: Highly unusual decision by Prime Minister not to clear his name in the courts, given Singapore’s political culture on suing accusers

Speech by Mr Pritam Singh, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC on the 38 Oxley Road issue (Lee Family Saga) in Parliament on 3 July 2017. Introduction: Back up your allegations or be sued Madam Speaker, Singapore has been a one-party dominant state since independence. The ruling party has thus single-handedly shaped the political culture in Singapore. Our political culture …

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DPM Teo Chee Hean: Misconception that Government is seeking to make a decision on 38 Oxley Road now

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean’s  deliverance of his Ministerial Statement on the Ministerial Committee on 38 Oxley Road (Lee Family Saga) in Parliament on 3 July 2017. Madam Speaker, Members of this House, Let me first address the questions by several Members of Parliament about the rules governing the conduct of Ministers, political appointees and public officers. Ministers and …

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