Panel on Welfare Services

Meeting on Monday, 12 November 2007, at 10:45 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)238/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)237/07-08 on 1 November 2007)

-Minutes of meeting on 11 October 2007

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)254/07-08(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(02)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Proposal for formation of a Subcommittee on Elderly Services
(10:55 am - 11:05 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(03)

-Paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*V.Two New Integrated Rehabilitation Services Centres for Persons with Disabilities
(11:05 am - 11:40 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(04)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(05)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*VI.Creation of posts to provide support to the work of poverty alleviation in the Labour and Welfare Bureau
(11:40 am - 12:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(06)

-Paper provided by the Administration

*VII.Annual adjustment of standard payment rates under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme and the Social Security Allowance Scheme and supplementary provision for the Social Security Schemes
(12:15 pm - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(07)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(08)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

VIII.Review of the rates of the Old Age Allowance
(12:40 pm - 1:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)254/07-08(09)

-Paper provided by the Administration

IX.Any other business
(from 1:10 pm onwards)

* All other LegCo Members are invited to join the discussion of these items.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
9 November 2007