Panel on Welfare Services

Meeting on Monday, 8 November 2004 at 10:45 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes
(10:45 am - 10:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)81/04-05
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)80/04-05 on 21 October 2004)

-Minutes of meeting on 12 October 2004

II.Information paper issued since the last meeting
(10:50 am - 10:55 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)153/04-05(01)
(issued on 4 November 2004)

-Third Progress Report on the Trust Fund for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome provided by the Administration

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(10:55 am - 11:00 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(02)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Briefing by the Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food
(11:00 am - 11:35 am)

V.Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme
(11:35 am - 12:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(04)

-Background paper prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)168/04-05(01)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from the Chinese Grey Power

LC Paper No. CB(2)168/04-05(02)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from the New Women Arrivals League

VI.An update on strategy and measures to prevent and tackle family violence
(12:10 pm - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(05)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(06)

-Background paper prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat

* VII.Matching grant for social welfare services
(12:40 pm - 12:55 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)145/04-05(07)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VIII.Any other business
(from 12:55 pm onwards)

LC Paper No. CB(2)162/04-05(01)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Joint letter from five Legislative Council Members proposing to set up a subcommittee on measures to address poverty

* All other Hon Legislative Council Members are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
5 November 2004