Eric Chua: Scope of MIS Report 2023 goes beyond basic needs covered by government aid schemes

On Wednesday, Members of Parliament of the Singapore Parliament engaged in a vigorous debate on essential requirements in light of the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) 2023 report that states a couple with two children requires S$6,693 per month and S$1,492 for a single elderly individual.

Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development, emphasized that the figures stated in the MIS Report 2023 extends beyond the scope of basic needs addressed by government aid schemes.