Extending housing grants and training accidents

Parliamentary Questions from Mr Kwek Hian Chuan Henry, 19-20 Nov 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Defence in the wake of the recent SAF training accidents, whether there will be an SAF-wide review on training doctrines that will factor in the learning from the various incidents. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development whether the Additional CPF Housing Grant and Special CPF Housing Grant can be extended to first-time buyers of HDB flats in matured estates as these buyers may wish to live near to their parents within the 4km radius.....

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True Cost of MRT ride?

Speech by Mr. Henry Kwek (Nee Soon GRC) Debate on Land Transport Amendment Bill 1. Mr Deputy Speaker, 2. The amendments in LTA Bill, as it will strengthen the governance surround investments and maintenance of our rail network. Therefore, I rise in support of the motion. 3. Before I start, on behalf of my residents who uses the North South line, I would like to thank MOT, our MRT workers, as well as those involved with the NS line upgrade for their countless hours of hard work.....

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Helping with Legal Problems

Speech by Mr. Henry Kwek (Nee Soon GRC) Legal Aid and Advice (Amendment) Bill Mr. Deputy Speaker, I stand in support of the amendment bill. I would like Min Law to clarify four points. First, clause 3 empowers the Director of Legal Aid to appoint a “suitable and experienced” public officer whom is not a qualified person under the Legal Professional Act. Can I understand more about how Legal Aid will determine what kind of processes or cases will merit public officers rather than qualified person?....

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Loan advice for HDB applicants

Parliamentary Question from Henry Kwek, 1-2 Oct 2018 1. To ask the Minister for National Development whether HDB flat applicants are given detailed advice on their eligibility for a HDB loan including the appropriate quantum to ensure that applicants will not overcommit and be unable to secure a loan after being successfully allocated the flat. Answer....

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