Commission on Poverty
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Commission on Poverty Summit 2018

 

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“Life Buddies”

 

“Future Stars”

 

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Membership and Terms of Reference

 

Commission Structure

 

Commission on Poverty
(1 July 2018 – 30 June 2020)


Chairperson:
Chief Secretary for Administration

 

Non-official Members

Mr Chan Cho-biu
Mr Chau Pui-por
Professor Stephen Chiu Wing-kai
Ms Vivian Chung Wing-yan
Mr Kwong Chun-yu
Dr Kevin Lau Chung-hang
Ms Lau Oi-sze
Dr Jane Lee Ching-yee (Chairperson of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund Task Force)
Ms Christina Lee Maisenne
Mr Clarence Leung Wang-ching
Professor Francis Lui Ting-ming
Ms Ansah Majeed Malik
Mr Albert Su Yau-on
Miss Sze Lai-Shan
Mr Tang Ka-piu
Ms Eva Wong Ching-hung
Mr Simon Wong Kit-lung
Mrs Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai
Mr Yip Man-pan
Ms Grace Yu Ho-wun
Ms Yung Hoi-yan



Ex-officio Members

Secretary for Home Affairs
Secretary for Labour and Welfare (Chairperson of the Community Care Fund Task Force)
Secretary for Education
Secretary for Food and Health


 

Terms of Reference

 

(a) Keep track of the poverty situation through the annual update of the poverty line and keep its analytical framework under review with a view to introducing refinements as needed;

 

(b) Review existing policies and explore new measures to achieve the objective of preventing and alleviating poverty to facilitate upward mobility and provide support to groups with special needs;

 

(c) Conduct researches and thematic studies on issues and topics on poverty alleviation to facilitate the formulation of relevant policies and initiatives;

 

(d) Oversee the operation of the Community Care Fund and the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund to plug the gaps in the existing system and promote social innovation to tackle poverty; and

 

(e) Promote cross-sector collaboration in poverty alleviation work and engage other government advisory committees on poverty alleviation work.

 

 

Declaration of Interests