Pensions and benefits of retired civil servants
Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on pensions and benefits of retired civil servants
Parliamentary Sitting Date: 15 February 2008
Ms Sylvia Lim: To ask the Minister for Defence (a) how many former civil servants are currently receiving pensions below $300 per month; and (b) what other retirement benefits are they entitled to.
Written Reply (for the Prime Minister) by Mr Teo Chee Hean, Minister in charge of the Civil Service and Minister for Defence:
As at 10 Jan 2008, there were 827 Civil Service resident pensioners receiving gross monthly pensions of below $300. Civil Service pensioners also receive post-retirement medical benefits. Eligible dependants of Civil Service pensioners, such as the wife of a male pensioner and children below 18 years of age, also receive medical benefits.