NOTICE PAPER NO. 960
NOTICE OF QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
FOR THE SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON 14 FEBRUARY 2022
Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament
Mr Pritam Singh
MP for Aljunied GRC
Question No. 1563
To ask the Minister for Health what are the anticipated respective budgets required for each of the next five years to accommodate the expansion of the Seniors’ Mobility & Enabling Fund and the Assistive Technology Fund as announced in January 2022.
The estimated average additional annual budget required for the Seniors’ Mobility & Enabling Fund (SMF) expansion is $49 million over the next five years, compared to the average annual utilisation of around $27 million over the previous five years. For the Assistive Technology Fund (ATF), estimated annual budget over the next five years is $7 million, compared to the average annual utilisation of $4 million in the previous five years.