Panel on Welfare Services

Meeting on Monday, 14 April 2008, at 10:45 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda
(as at 11 April 2008)

I.Confirmation of minutes
(10:45 am - 10:47 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1534/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1533/07-08 on 11 April 2008)

-Minutes of meeting on 17 March 2008

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(10:47 am - 10:50 am)


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

LC Paper No. CB(2)1535/07-08(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)1535/07-08(02)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Review of rent allowance under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme
(10:55 am - 12:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1535/07-08(03)
(issued on 9 April 2008)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1289/07-08(01)
(issued on 6 March 2008)

-Referral from the Complaints Division on issues relating to the provision of rent allowance under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Society for Community Organization
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1592/07-08(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  2. Concern Group on Grassroots Housing Rights

  3. Concern Group on Low Income Families

  4. Homeless Concern Group

  5. Elderly Rights League

  6. The Against Elderly Abuse of Hong Kong
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1619/07-08(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  7. Concerning Group for Women Poverty

  8. 港島單親互助社
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1583/07-08(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  9. Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1619/07-08(02) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  10. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1619/07-08(03) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  11. Mission to New Arrivals Ltd.

  12. Christian Action
* V.Setting up an Integrated Community Mental Health Support Services Centre and a Long Stay Care Home in Tin Shui Wai Area 109
(12:10 pm - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1535/07-08(04)
(issued on 8 April 2008)

-Paper provided by the Administration

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

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
11 April 2008