Tag: Leon Perera

Who are the truly electable Opposition politicians?

How does an Opposition politician become electable? The People’s Action Party had tried in the past and even today to frame the question very differently: Should we even have an Opposition, indeed if Singaporeans want debate, they can have that by way of the...

WP politicians set to question Ong Ye Kung on Govt spending on foreign students

Workers' Party (WP) politicians Leon Perera and Png Eng Huat are set to question Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on Government spending on foreign students, when Parliament re-convenes on Monday (5 Aug). Mr Perera, a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, has filed the following questions to...

Leon Perera to question Ong Ye Kung on the the total spending on financial aid given to foreign students in Parliament

According to Workers’ Party Member of Parliament (MP) Leon Perera, at the next Parliamentary sitting, he is set to ask questions on overarching topics such as government spending on foreign students, Smart Nation initiatives, statistics on harassment in schools and the impact on foreign...

NCMP Leon Perera will ask, ask, ask during the next Parliament sitting on February 11

Singapore – For the next Parliament meeting on Monday, February 11, Non-constituency Member of Parliament Leon Perera has already prepared a series of questions regarding the causative factors affecting the deaths of NSFs and NSmen, which staff have access to the data in the...

WP NCMP Leon Perera blames cost of living, saying that, by the mid 2030s, Singapore’s citizen population will start to decline

Workers’ Party Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Leon Perera raised the issue of population in Parliament, asking about when citizen deaths were projected to outnumber citizen births. According to a Facebook post he wrote on Wednesday, December 12, Mr Perera wrote, “Our Total Fertility Rate...

Leon Perera: “The one trait Singapore needs more of is confidence”

Member of Parliament and CEO of Spire Research and Consulting Leon Perera was one of the interviewees of The Business Times on August 6, for its column Navigating the Future. The question that Mr. Perera, among others, answered was, “As the country turns 53,...

Are CareShield Life premiums too high that reserves would outweigh pay-outs in future? : WP NCMP Leon Perera

In his speech during the debate on the new long-term disability insurance, CareShield Life, Workers’ Party Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Leon Perera asked if CareShield Life premiums were too high, such that “we are not likely to accumulate unexpectedly high levels of reserves...