Panel on Welfare Services

Meeting on Monday, 14 November 2005 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)328/05-06
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)327/05-06 on 10 November 2005)

-Minutes of special meeting on 17 October 2005

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


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

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(02)

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Annual adjustment of the standard payment rates under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme and the Social Security Allowance Scheme
(11:00 am - 11:20 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(04)

-Background paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

V.Review of the Disability Allowance under the Social Security Allowance Scheme
(11:20 am - 11:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(05)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Meeting with deputations

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(06)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from 傷殘津貼審批制度關注小組

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(07)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from 關注傷殘津貼聯席

Hong Kong Blind Union

VI.Services and support to victims of sexual violence
(11:50 am - 1:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(08)

-Paper provided by the Administration

Meeting with deputations

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(09)
(attached) (English version only)

-Submission from Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(10)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(11)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(12)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Caritas - Hong Kong (Family Service)

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(13)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from RainLily

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(01)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Against Child Abuse

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(02)
(attached) (English version only)

-Submission from Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(03)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Women Coalition of Equal Opportunity (Anti-domestic Violence Programme)

LC Paper No. CB(2)395/05-06(01)
(attached) (English version only)

-Submission from Dr CHAN Ko-ling, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)395/05-06(02)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women

LC Paper No. CB(2)395/05-06(03)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from the Against Elderly Abuse of Hong Kong

Association of Indonesian Migrant Workers in Hong Kong

United Filipinos in HK (UNIFIL)

Bethune House Migrant Women's Refuge

Association for the Advancement of Feminism

Hong Kong Sex Culture Society

Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)

Dr CHOW Chun-bong, The Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights

Other submissions received

LC Paper No. CB(2)298/05-06(14)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Christian Family Service Centre

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(04)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Harmony House

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(05)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from Po Leung Kuk

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(06)
(attached) (English version only)

-Submission from Professor Fanny CHEUNG, Director, Gender Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)363/05-06(07)
(attached) (English version only)

-Submission from a group of emergency physicians

VII.Any other business
(from 1:15 pm onwards)

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
14 November 2005