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Agenda and Minutes -
The 7 Meeting 15/16

Date: 2016/10/06
Time: 2:30pm
Location: 1002A


1.  To adopt the minutes of last meeting (Appendix 1)


2.  Matters arising


3.  Matters for Discussion


3.1  Social Development Agenda/Recommendations for Advocacy during CE election (Appendix 2)


4.  A.O.B.


5.  Date of Next Meeting


Minutes of the 7th meeting held on October 6, 2016 (Thursday) at 2:30pm in Room 1002A of the Duke of Windsor Social Service Building. 


Mr. Chau Yin Ming, Francis (Chairman)


The Association of Evangelical Free Churches of Hong Kong

Mr. Suen Lai Sang



Hong Kong Christian Service

Dr. Lui Wai Ling, Annissa


Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service

Ms. Hung Tak Fung, Anchor


Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Ms. Wong Wai Mui, Nancy


Christian Family Service Centre

Mr. Fung Kai Man, David


St. James’ Settlement

Ms. Li Siu Fan, Perina


The Salvation Army

Mr. Stephen Wong


The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ms. Liu Kam Fung, Iris


International Social Service Hong Kong Branch

Dr. Chung Kim Wah


Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professor Wong Yu Cheung


The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Mr. Chan Kin Hung, Charles


Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong

(Representative of Specialized Committee on Social Development)







Mr. Keith Wong



Mr. Peace Wong



Mr. Anthony Wong



Ms. Olivia Ip (Recorder)









Ms. So Suk Yin, Susan


Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children

Mrs. Yuk Fung Yin King, Helina


Hong Kong S.K.H. Lady MacLehose Centre

Ms. Siu Ka Yan, Sky


Kely Support Group

Mr. Wong Kwai Yau


The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong

(Representative of Specialized Committee on Social Security and Employment)

 1. To adopt the minutes of last meeting

 The minutes of last meeting dated August 31, 2016 were confirmed with no amendment.

 2. Matters Arising

 No matters arising were reported.

3. Matters for Discussion

3.1  Social Development Agenda/Recommendations for Advocacy during CE election

3.1.1        Anthony Wong reported that he submitted draft Recommendations to EXCO and briefed members at the EXCO’s meeting which was held on September 26, 2016.

3.1.2        After discussion, members suggested to :

(a)    Keep the first part

(b)   adjust the writing tone on a fair and objectively basis

(c)    list out supporting data and references for the recommendation, such as poverty alleviation, housing reform and population policy

(d)   additional points were suggested for consideration.  Anthony Wong said he would consult relevant units and try to incorporate all the points. 

3.1.3        Chairperson asked members to give additional suggestions, if any, to Anthony Wong after the meeting.  (Post-meeting note: Additional suggestion was given by Susan So.)

3.1.4        Anthony Wong said he would revise the paper and send to members for final endorsement before it was forwarded to ExCo.  (Post-meeting note: The revised paper was sent to all members of Standing Committee.  No further suggestion or comment was received.  The paper was then sent to Ex-Co for final endorsement.  One comment was received and was addressed.  Ex-Co endorsed the paper on 9 November 2016, before the AGM)

 4.      Any Other Business

4.1  Anthony Wong told members that election for Standing Committee would be held in AGM, and the newly elected PRA members for 2016-2018 would be announced there too, which would be held at November 10, 2016.

4.2  Two co-opted members, Dr. Chung Kim Wah and Professor Wong Yu Cheung completed their two consecutive terms of two years.  The chairman thanked their contribution.  Anthony Wong told members that up to four co-opted members should be serving in the Standing Committee on PRA.  Two would remain in the Committee in the coming year, and two would have to be re-appointed.  The chairman invited members to recommend suitable person and gave their contact detail for invitation.

 5.      Date of Next Meeting

The proposed meeting dates of first meeting for 2016-2017 year term were:

(1)    December 5, 2016 / 2:30 pm; or

(2)    December 6, 2016 / 9:30 am

(Post-meeting note: Members agreed to schedule the meeting for 5 December at 2:30pm)

 There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:30 pm.