Subcommittee to Study the Subject of Combating Poverty (Agenda) 18 May 2006


Subcommittee to Study the Subject of Combating Poverty

Meeting on Thursday, 18 May 2006 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building

A G E N D A

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

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1959/05-06
(Issued on 9 May 2006)

-Minutes of internal meeting on 17 January 2006

II.Draft report on "Women in poverty"
(4:35 pm - 6:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2006/05-06(01)
(English version attached, Chinese version to follow)

-Draft report on "Women in poverty" prepared by the Legislative Council (LegCo) Secretariat

Papers previously issued

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

-Paper prepared by LegCo Secretariat on "Supplementary information on the subject of women in poverty "

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

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

Other relevant papers

Please refer to Appendix.

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
15 May 2006

Appendix

Other relevant papers on women in poverty

Papers provided by bureaux/departments/organisations

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. CB(2) 1975/05-06(01)
(Issued on 11 May 2006)

-Written reply from C&SD to the enquiry raised by a member at the meeting on 27 April 2006 about the discrepancy in the number of low-income workers among different sources

Papers provided by the Legislative Council (LegCo) Secretariat

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"

Submissions

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

-Written submission from Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee

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

-Written submission from 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 from Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1817/05-06(01)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 24 April 2006)

-Written submission from Concerning Group for Women Poverty

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1817/05-06(02)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 24 April 2006)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1817/05-06(03)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 24 April 2006)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Women Development Association

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1852/05-06(01)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 26 April 2006)

-Written submission from Society for Community Organisation/Concern Group on the Rights of New Immigrant Women

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1852/05-06(02)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 26 April 2006)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Federation of Women

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(02)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 27 April 2006)

-Written submission from香港婦女勞工協會

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(03)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 27 April 2006)

-Written submission from Mission to New Arrivals Organization Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1856/05-06(01)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 27 April 2006)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1856/05-06(02)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 27 April 2006)

-Written submission from the Association for the Advancement of Feminism

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(04)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 27 April 2006)

-Written submission from香港職工會聯盟 - 婦女事務委員會

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1868/05-06(01)
(Chinese version only)(Issued on 28 April 2006 and updated on 11 May 2006)

-Written submission from the Hong Kong Council of Social Service