Panel on Welfare Services

Meeting on Monday, 14 May 2007, at 10:45 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Updated agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes
(10:45 am - 10:48 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1761/06-07
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1760/06-07 on 11 May 2007)

-Minutes of meeting on 12 April 2007

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(10:48 am - 10:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1526/06-07(01)
(issued on 12 April 2007)

-Information paper provided by the Administration on the development of the proposed Community Hall and the Integrated Family Service Centre at Tung Tau Estate phase 9, Wong Tai Sin

LC Paper No. CB(2)1685/06-07(01)
(issued on 24 April 2007)(Chinese version only)

-Letter dated 20 April 2007 from the Working Group on Rehabilitation Service of the Central and Western District Council on the provision of concessionary fares for people with disabilities

LC Paper No. CB(2)1701/06-07(01)
(issued on 30 April 2007)(Chinese version only)

-Referral from the Complaints Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat regarding the shortage of nursing staff in the welfare sector

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(10:50 am - 10:55 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(01)
(issued on 8 May 2007)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(02)
(issued on 8 May 2007)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Review of the system for processing applications for Disability Allowance under the Social Security Allowance Scheme
(10:55 am - 11:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(03)
(issued on 8 May 2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(04)
(issued on 8 May 2007)

-Extract from minutes of meeting of the Panel on Welfare Services held on 12 March 2007

Paper previously issued

LC Paper No. CB(2)1190/06-07(04)
(issued on 6 March 2007)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*V.Child fatality review and child protection
(11:25 am - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(05)
(issued on 8 May 2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(06)
(issued on 8 May 2007)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(07) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  2. Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(08) (Chinese version only)

  3. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(09) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  4. Against Child Abuse
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(10) (English version only)

  5. Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(11) (attached) (English version only)

  6. The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1843/06-07(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  7. Medical Coordinators on Child Abuse of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(12) (attached) (English version only)

  8. The Hong Kong Paediatric Society
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1762/06-07(13) (attached) (English version only)

  9. Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1843/06-07(02) (attached) (English version only)

  10. The Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1843/06-07(03) (attached) (English version only)
Other submission received (will not attend the meeting)

The Law Society of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)1811/06-07(01) (attached) (English version only)

VI.Any other business
(from 12:40 pm onwards)

* Members of the Panel on Home Affairs are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
14 May 2007