MPs on Friday (Mar 13) debated on the Committee of Supply estimates for the Ministry of Social and Family Development before wrapping up the Budget 2015 debate. Several Bills were passed, including the amendment to the Police Force Bill and the Community Disputes Resolution Bill.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joined in the debate on the President's Address in Parliament on Wednesday. PM Lee spoke about the progress the government has made over the past three years in the areas of housing, transport, population issues and in strengthening social safety nets. He also laid out the government's agenda for the remainder of its term. Mr Lee also laid out his definition of "constructive politics" and took aim at Workers' Party MP Low Thia Khiang's earlier speech on politics in Parliament. This sparked a feisty exchange between PM Lee and Mr Low.