Subcommittee to Study the Subject of Combating Poverty (Agenda) 27 April 2006


Subcommittee to Study the Subject of Combating Poverty

Meeting on Thursday, 27 April 2006 at 4:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Further updated agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(4:30 pm - 4:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1820/05-06
(Issued on 26 April 2006)

-Minutes of meeting on 28 February 2006
II.Women in poverty
(4:35 pm - 6:25 pm)

(a) Meeting with deputations

  1. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(01) (Chinese version only)
    Tabled at the meeting]

  2. Concerning Group for Women Poverty
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1817/05-06(01) (Chinese version only)]

  3. Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1817/05-06(02) (Chinese version only)]

  4. Society for Community Organisation/Concern Group on the Rights of New Immigrant Women
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1852/05-06(01) (Chinese version only)]

  5. Hong Kong Women Development Association
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1817/05-06(03) (Chinese version only)]

  6. Hong Kong Federation of Women
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1852/05-06(02) (Chinese version only)]

  7. 香港婦女勞工協會
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(02) (Chinese version only)
    Tabled at the meeting]

  8. 婦女力量

  9. Mission to New Arrivals Organization Hong Kong
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(03) (Chinese version only)
    Tabled at the meeting]

  10. Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse(Kwan Fook)
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1856/05-06(01) (Chinese version only)]

  11. The Association for the Advancement of Feminism
    [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1856/05-06(02) (Chinese version only)]
Other submission(s) received (but not attend the meeting)

香港職工會聯盟 - 婦女事務委員會
[LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(04) (Chinese version only)
Tabled at the meeting]

(b) Meeting with the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1785/05-06(01)
(Issued on 21 April 2006)

-Paper prepared by the Legislative Council (LegCo) Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1215/05-06
(Issued on 23 February 2006)

-Background brief prepared by LegCo Secretariat on "Women in poverty"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1841/05-06(01)
(Issued on 26 April 2006)

-Statistics provided by Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) on the characteristics of part-time employees and their wage level in the second quarter of 2005

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1841/05-06(02)
(Issued on 26 April 2006)

-Information provided by C&SD on economically inactive female persons from 2001 to 2005

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1706/05-06(01)
(Issued on 11 April 2006)

-Information paper provided by Home Affairs Bureau on "Appointment of women to public sector advisory and statutory bodies"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1706/05-06(02)
(Issued on 11 April 2006)

-Paper provided by Health, Welfare and Food Bureau

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1706/05-06(03)
(Issued on 11 April 2006)

-Paper provided by the Equal Opportunities Commission

LC Paper No. FS 07/05-06
(Issued on 23 February 2006)

-Fact sheet prepared by Research and Library Services Division of LegCo on "Causes of women's poverty"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1214/05-06
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 23 February 2006)

-Written submission provided by Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1274/05-06(01)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 1 March 2006)

-Written submission provided by Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1274/05-06(02)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 1 March 2006)

-Written submission provided by Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres

III.Any other business
(6:25 pm - 6:30 pm)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
28 April 2006