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Increasing the supply of housing
- Open new land for development under supervision and boost land supply. This could include land reclamation away from Victoria Harbour, utilizing lands on the periphery of country parks without cutting the total area of the parks and using deserted agricultural land and brownfield sites.
- Increase the supply of public housing and meet the government pledge to maintain the waiting time of three years to enter a PRH unit.
- Set up a complete housing ladder system for all income levels through the comprehensive increase of housing supply and choice of subsidized housing.
- Offer a discount on stamp duty to permanent Hong Kong residents purchasing their first property and exempt them from mortgage insurance premiums.
- By exempting land premium, encourage residences with premium unpaid to rent out these units at a lower-than-market rent to social welfare organizations who will then rent them out again to residents in need.
- Build HOS housing and unpeg them from market rates, allowing HOS applicants to pay what they can afford. At the same time, allow applicants to the “White Form Secondary Market Scheme” to enjoy a longer mortgage guarantee period.
Improve the environment in old districts
- Improve “Operation Building Bright 2.0”, including lowering the definition of “old building” from 50 or above to 30 years or above and launch short-term measures to assist owners whose properties are in desperate need of renovation during the period before application is accepted.
- Improve the “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Elderly Owners” and cancel the income and assets review.
- Expand the “Fire Safety Improvement Works Subsidy Scheme” to old tenement buildings without owners corporation (“three nil” buildings). Before the application is accepted, temporarily suspend prosecution of building owners who have tried to meet fire safety standards but failed.
- Improve the technology of improvised hose reel systems, therefore providing old buildings with 8 storeys or lower a firefighting system of sorts.
- Revive and expand the “Demand-led Redevelopment Scheme” to revitalize older buildings.
- Set up a “Building Maintenance Authority” and provide through train financial support and advice to residents of the building while fighting bid-rigging.
- Set up a “District Facilities Fund” and speed up the application and funding process for work in important districts and benefit local residents.
- Request the Urban Renewal Authority to set up “Building Maintenance Support Committees” to provide supports to owners corporation upon the maintenance works.
- Strengthen the function and structure of the liaison officer of Home Affairs Department and allow them solely focus on building management. Review staffing and training procedures so as to increase the support for building management, especially the “three nil buildings”.
- Improve the refuse collection facilities, including improving the lighting system and airflow filtration system of refuse collection points. Build cover and change the surrounding boards of temporary public refuse collection points and strengthen the cleaning works in order to preserve the hygiene and cleanliness of our city.
- Research to provide regular daily cleanings of private streets and back alleys which suffer from poor environmental hygiene. Improve the self-regulating abilities of local residents and encourage them to set up a resident’s organization to improve the management of their own streets and ensure that the ideals of public hygiene and cleanliness are maintained.
Support the middle class
- Lower the owner-occupier’s rate.
- Provide a tax deduction on rental expenses for households renting private domestic units.
- Increase the child allowance.
- Provide tax allowance for private medical insurance
- Provide tax deduction for hiring domestic maids and help the middle class and families who need to take care of children and the elderly.
- Provide a MPF voluntary contributions tax rebate.
Taking Care of our Seniors
- Set up a graded retirement protection scheme as soon as possible.
- Exempt the means based test for all OAA recipients.
- Increase the asset limit of the OALA.
- Lower the age of eligibility for medical vouchers to 60 years of age and increase the value of the vouchers to $3,000. Allow these vouchers to be used within suitable Mainland medical institutions.
- Exempt rates for elderly owner-occupiers.
- Quickly announce the Life Annuities Scheme and increase the investment quota.
- Improve the MPF scheme. This includes abolishing the offsetting arrangement, and cutting down on the management and governing fees. Also promote fund products pegged respectively to Exchange Fund returns and inflation rates.
- Strive for the goal of making one care centre for elderly per district and provide medical and health services to elderly in the district and so as to reduce the rate of elderly going to hospital.
- Set up an “Elderly Care Home Development Fund” and comprehensively improve living and care facilities and services.
- Develop smart networks geared towards the elderly and make this a cornerstone of elderly care policy.
- Provide funding to Housing Authority and Housing Society to set up a smart network system for one-person or two-person elderly households.
- Set up an “Elderly Employment Fund” and invest in businesses and organizations to hire elderly.
- Expand the “Elderly Academy Scheme” to increase the number of courses offered. Be flexible in providing class times and places and encourage seniors to continue learning.
Protect the grassroots and the disadvantaged
- Provide rent subsidies for eligible families on the public housing waitlist.
- Provide an extracurricular activities grant for needy school children.
- Expand the “Pilot Scheme on Living Allowance for Low-income Carers of Persons with Disabilities” and lower the threshold of application.
Helping ethnic minorities integrate into society
- Set up an employment consultation hotline in ethnic minority languages such as Urdu, Tamil and English, and help them to understand the law and their personal rights.
- Increase the various professional and vocational courses provided for ethnic minorities and help them understand the local employment market. Help them to learn methods for job searching and to improve their professional skills.
- Request that the disciplined services loosen their Chinese language requirements when hiring ethnic minorities.
- Provide more multifaceted and holistic academic and employment information to ethnic minority students and parents via implementing a dedicated academic and employment information centre.
- Support mainstream schools hiring ethnic minority assistants and clerical staff and strengthen the communication between schools and families.
- Invite ethnic minority groups and organizations to cooperate and set out a holistic ethnic minorities policy that will focus on difficulties that they face in language and communication, education, employment, housing and receiving social assistance and then point out recommended solutions.
- Set up a comprehensive database that covers issues related to ethnic minorities such as employment, education, the use of public services, religion and culture. This will help the government to better understand their needs and formulate comprehensive policies to help ethnic minorities adjust to Hong Kong society.
- Appoint more ethnic minorities to public organizations and consultation groups, for example to the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony, etc, and reflect the needs and requests of ethnic minority communities and individuals.
- Help ethnic minority groups to set up offices and contact spots and open up more venues for ethnic minorities to rent. At the same time we should strengthen citizen education and increase the knowledge and understanding of local residents towards ethnic minority cultures.
- Arrange female medical staff to provide medical and gynecological services for non-Chinese women. Set up desks in public hospitals and maternal and child health centres where non-Chinese women can receive important health and gynecological information.
Creating a family-friendly environment
- Increase number of places of child care and after-school care services. Ensure that every elementary school can provide after-school care services as parents n Lower the threshold for fee-waiving subsidy scheme under after-school care program.
- Provide a continuing and cumulative “Infant Fund” to newborn infants that can be used to deal with learning, buying homes and medical emergencies and illnesses. The Fund includes savings jointly deposited by the government, households and third parties (such as relatives and friends of fund holders).
- Gradually implement 17 days of statutory holidays for all employees.
- Provide free tuition and increase the quota for whole-day and long whole-day kindergartens. Comprehensively implement 15 years of free education. Reserve adequate land for kindergartens, including the increase of government-owned kindergartens premises in public housing.
- Encourage government schools to explore new teaching methods such as utilizing STEAM and IB curriculums. Help pique the student’s creativity and train up a new generation with diverse interests and skills to welcome an innovative and technological future.
- Set up an improved and reasonable pay scale for kindergarten teachers and provide reasonable salary guarantees for senior kindergarten teachers.
- Increase the quota of subsidized university places and subsidized articulation places for the second year in university.
- Comprehensively monitor the self-financed sub-degree and degree programs offered by tertiary institutions and ensure the quality of education.
Providing a space for young people to develop
- Set up a comprehensive youth policy and provide opportunities for youth to develop and become upwardly mobile.
- Increase the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) quota to $20,000 and increase the flexibility of the application system.
- Promote work-life balance and allow young people to pursue continuing education in their spare time and improve their satisfaction towards their work.
- Develop new creative industries, promote industrial diversity and give young people more employment opportunities.
- Set up youth entrepreneur funding and entrepreneur centres to provide training and support in entrepreneurship under one roof.
- Broaden the scope of the apprenticeship scheme to include vocational training. Allow apprentices to receive job experience as well as their certification and enhance the recognition and image of the training. Provide more career choices for young people.
- Accelerate the implementation and expansion of a Youth Hostel Scheme to satisfy the need for independent living by young people.
- Provide a policy package that encourages property developers to develop youth housing project and help young people to buy property at an affordable rate.
- Set up a school of public administration to provide training to young people who aspire to a political career and provide these political talents to the society.
- Government officials should hold discussions with youth about youth policy on a regular basis and set up an online platform to reach young people and increase the participation of young people in politics.
- Increase the number of nursing and medical staff to deal with the increased burden on medical services. This includes increasing the quota for medical degrees in universities, hiring more part-time doctors in public hospitals reforming the system of approval for foreign and overseas doctors to come to Hong Kong to practice and attracting medical professionals with overseas qualifications to practice in Hong Kong.
- Improve public health services, especially general outpatient clinics. Increase consultations of general outpatient clinics, evening clinics and specialist clinics, and provide 24-hour medical clinic services as soon as possible.
- Quickly review the needs for accident and emergency services of hospitals in the Hospital Authority(HA) and allocate more resources in accident and emergency services.
- Support patients of chronic diseases and put more expensive medicines on the Drug Formulary. Set up chronically ill dependant allowance and subsidies for carers of persons with disabilities.
- Improve the treatment of Chinese Medicine Practitioners in 18 public Chinese medicine out-patient clinics co-operated by Hospital Authority(HA), universities and NGOs.
- Improve the current services provided by the various elderly health centres under the Department of Health (DH). Ensure that each centre has a regular physical therapist, nutritionist, clinical psychologist and other professional medical staff on hand while adding a Chinese Medicine Practitioners on sites to provide Chinese medicinal services.
- Provide more nursing and recovery services on the district level. Promote medical-social collaboration and provide comprehensive recovery services at community centres to elderly patients after their discharge from hospital so that the elderly can be cared for at the district or home level and so as to achieve the target of ageing at home.
- Strengthen prevention and cares at the district level, for examples providing regular cervical screening test and cervical cancer vaccination to all women in Hong Kong. Regularizing the Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Programme and introducing similar screening programs for other common high-risk diseases.
- Improve the current antenatal services. For example, we should utilize non-invasive gene and genetic disease checking and make screening services for common genetic diseases for premarital and prenatal a regular occurrence. Cut down on the number of percentage of infants born with genetic or rare diseases.
Improving the public transport system
- Expand the $2 elderly fare subsidy to include residents’ coach service, red minibuses and kaitos.
- Push the bus companies to implement the monthly ticket scheme and cut down on transit costs for commuters.
- Reform fare adjustment mechanism of MTRC and add in “surplus ratio” and order the MTRC to set aside some of its profits to offset the increase in fares.
- Increase the number of minibus seats to 20. Loosen the requirement for wheelchair-equipped minibuses to have 20 seats (19 seats and one wheelchair spot)
- Increase the number of parking lots and parking spaces for trucks. Alleviate the lack of parking spaces and the problem of illegal parking within various districts.
- Buy back Western Habour Crossing and fix the toll fare system for the current three different cross harbor tunnels to a reasonable standard in order to solve the issue of unequal tolls and traffic congestion of the road links.
Improving the quality of life
- Establish a “Slope Improvement Works Fund” and use dedicated capital to quickly build escalators and elevators in those areas and create barrier-free city for elderly and people with disabilities.
- Quickly implement the five-year plan for athletic and leisure facilities as announced in the 2017 Policy Address. Improve the various facilities for sports and athletics and enhance the standard of management of these facilities.
- Introduce sports and culture vouchers to encourage residents to participate in cultural and athletic activities
- Set up a free 24-hour free sports channel by RTHK to show local, Mainland and overseas sports programs.
Protecting the environment
- Legislate and implement policies to fight climate change, including cutting down on emissions and encouraging reusing resources. Promote low carbon transport and lifestyles and improve the ability of Hong Kong to deal with climate change.
- Implement a comprehensive waste management policy that includes supporting the development of the local recycling industry and expanding the sources of separation and recycling of waste. Construct comprehensive waste management facilities and implement producer responsibility scheme.
- Provide incentives to attract car owners to switch to electric cars. Loosen the First Registration Tax for electric private cars and continue exempt the First Registration Tax for electric commercial vehicles, motocycles and motor-tricycles.
- Improve the environment around landfills and provide suitable compensation for residents of areas affected by landfills.
- Increase the use of renewable energy, such as increasing the development of solar power generation project at suitable places such as reservoirs and landfills under restoration. Consider subsidizing private homes or business commercial buildings and encourage them to install solar panels at suitable place of the building while providing the necessary technical expertise support.
- Strengthen the use of on-shore power supply facilities, including expanding them to the container terminals at Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi.
- Integrate the current animal protection laws and legislate an internationally recognized and publically supported “Animal Welfare Ordinance”.
- Set up teams of “animal police” to check up on cases of animal abuse or neglect. Strengthen the knowledge and skills of frontline enforcement officers on the competence and alertness in handling animal abuse or neglect cases.
- Improve the policies related to animal rights and welfare and reduce using euthanasia to deal with stray animals. Increase the number of pet parks or increase the facilities in current pet parks to allow pet owners to enjoy alongside their pet companions.
- Sponsor NGOs to provide cheap veterinarian services.
- Increase resources to combat the illegal smuggling of endangered species. Increase the penalties for such smuggling of endangered species and their products to the maximum punishment under the law.
Innovation-oriented and creating new spaces for development
- Implement the development of a smart city and support technological innovation and development through tax incentives, data-sharing and strengthened government procurement.
- Improve the cruise terminal space, facilities and management. Make full use of the areas next to the terminal to operate a sightseeing ferry service (AKA water taxi) that will cruise Victoria Harbour and attract tourists. Connect this with the “Tourism Node at Kai Tak” project by linking the environmentally friendly linkage system (elevated monorail) to the terminal and adjacent railway stations and therefore create a world-class tourist attraction.
- Encourage districts to set up bazaars at suitable places. Establish a fund to help the various District Councils to hold unique bazaars or holiday markets at a suitable time and place.
- Set up a “Cultural Heritage Development Fund” to promote and protect traditional local culture, customs and arts. Encourage young people to learn traditional skills and enter the industry and promote the development of a unique local cultural industry with unique characteristics.
- Support the implementation of the co-location arrangement for the XRL. Link up to the National train network and gain the greatest economic benefits.
- Promote cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland. Encourage participation in the Belt and Road Initiative and the Greater Bay Area Initiative in a way that could seek opportunities for Hong Kong and contribute to our country.
- Restart the “Special Loan Guarantee Scheme” to replace the current “SME Financing Guarantee Scheme”.
Defend law and order
- Bravely speak out against ludicrous separatist sentiments such as so-called “Hong Kong independence”.
- Support dealing with rabble rousers who destroy law and order in the name of “civil disobedience” through the law.
- Halt the practice of allowing torture claimants to gain Non-refoulment and various other loopholes in the system. Strengthen intelligence and law enforcement at their point of origin to stop these bogus refugees from coming to Hong Kong at all. Set up reception centres to cut down on the incentives for them to come to Hong Kong. Step up prosecutions of fake refugees working in the black market and participating in illegal activities to preserve law and order in our society.
- Expand establishment of the Police Force and enhance their accoutrements so as to improve their ability to maintain social order and combat crime.
- Oppose filibustering and protect the operation and effectiveness of LegCo. Ensure policies in line with the interests of the public can be discussed and implemented as soon as possible.
- Strengthen the protection of law enforcement officers and legislate a law against the abuse of public servants.
Local District Platforms
Sham Shui Po
- Urge the government to plan for the social welfare, recreations and sports, medical and transportation of the district to accommodate the needs of our future population.
- Request the government to strengthen anti-rodent and anti-mosquito measures in the district.
- Improve the environment and administration of our featured streets, such as the conditions of the exterior walls of buildings, walkways and streets. Construct “paifang” that represents the district and open more vehicles-free pedestrians zone. Provide local residents and tourists a cool, fun place to visit and improve the shopping environment.
- Revitalize the Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb. Request the development of the ancient tomb and the adjacent “Han Garden” and host appreciation concerts for ancient music, Han dynasty-era crafts, and imitate the Han dynasty market to revitalize the area, attract tourists, improve facilities and promote our ancient culture.
- Create a unique fabric and apparel
- Take note of the development of the reclamation Site 6. I propose that we strive to construct a Municipal Services building that combines a civic centre, a library and a market.
- Improve the redevelopment of Pak Tin Estat Protect the rights and interests of residential and commercial tenants.
- Request the government to commit supports on the redevelopment of Tai Hang Sai Estate.
- We ask the Housing Department to redevelop parts of Shek Kip Mei Estate and old market and rehouse the residents and business owners in the same district.
- Create an cover for the nullah at Lai Po Road and minimize the odour nuisance around Mei Foo.
- Improve the traffic facilities for the newly reclaimed lands in Sham Shui Po. Increase the frequency and number of bus services and routes respectively.
- Strive to shorten the overly long waiting times for emergency services at the Caritas Medical Centre.
- Require the government to build a pet park in Cheung Sha Wan.
- Build a covered heated swimming pool in Sham Shui Po.
- Improve the facilities at the local public library.
- Review the maintenance of facilities within the parks, and add more special flower displays in the park.
Yau Tsim Mong
- Promote the construction of the Central Kowloon Route and improve the plan and make sure the affected facilities are dealt with properly.
- Monitor the progress of the construction of the XRL and perfect the neighbouring traffic facilities and arrangements.
- I request law enforcement to crack down on bogus refugees and crimes committed by non-ethnic Chinese.
- Connect Tai Kok Tsui with the West Kowloon Cultural District promenade and increase the number of green rest areas along the link and promenade. Perfect the pedestrian facilities associated with this link.
- Increase the number of public parking spaces in the district to meet the needs of development.
- Improve the current management of pedestrian precincts in Mong Kok
- I request the government to install CCTV at rubbish disposal blackspots and prosecute illegal dumping.
- Call for laws to regulate the light pollution.
- Build more public facilities like community centres, sports venues and swimming pools.
- Apply to build a new police station in Tai Kok Tsui.
- Strive to alleviate the nuisance the Fruit Market causes to local residents around it.
- Cope with the development of West Kowloon Cultural District, build Jordan and Yau Ma Tei into historical and cultural tourist areas.
- Plant more trees and strengthen efforts to make the district greener.
- Keep track of the “Yau Mong District Planning Study” by the URA and improve the environment of the district.
- Provide comprehensive support to building management and renovations. Improve Building Management Ordinance.
- Request the government to strengthen anti-rodent and anti-mosquito measures in the district.
- Request the government to enforce the law to tackle the nuisance that restaurant fumes cause to the nearby residents.
- I propose to increase parking spaces and combat traffic obstruction caused by tour buses and illegal parking.
- Complete the Sha Tin-Central Link (SCL) Project as soon as possible. Preserve the exit on Pak Tai Street and provide an additional exit on Kwei Chau Street and build escalators for the exit to Nam Kok Road..
- Speed up the redevelopment of old districts and improve the living environment of the area.
- Provide resources to improve the outsourcing and tendering system for cleaning jobs. Install CCTV cameras at hygiene blackspots, strengthen the cleaning of streets and back alleys and improve the environment.
- Concern about the nuisance caused by frequent water pipe bursts.
- Improve the traffic congestion in Kowloon City and at the Argyle street roundabout.
- Ensure that the renovation of Hung Hom Clinic will be completed in the 1st quarter of 2018 and thereby increase the service capacity of general outpatient clinics in Kowloon City.
- Build more community centres.
- I request building underground carpark when the reconstruction of Kowloon City Ferry Pier Public Transport Interchange in Kowloon Central Route is in process to relieve the shortage of parking spaces in the district.
- Strive to extend the Waterfront Promenade to connect the Kowloon City pier as well as Hung Hom and Kai Tak. This includes resumption of land in the Tsing Chau pier.
- Connect the waterfront promenades along Kowloon City, Yau Tsim Mong and Sham Shui Po to create a “New Kowloon Promenade” that connects Kowloon West to Lei Yue Mun.
- Promote the construction of an environmentally-friendly monorail system in the Kai Tak Development that will be connected to the neighboring areas. Expand this system to Hung Hom and make up for any insufficient capacity of the Sha Tin-Central link and the Kwun Tong Line Extension.
- Improve the barrier-free facilities for public housing, such as install lifts that reach all levels of building, covered access routes and inclined ramps for wheelchairs, etc.
- Urge the Housing Department to solve the problem of lead in drinking water. Conduct water sample tests regularly, improve the regulatory mechanismfor safe drinking water.
- Monitor the water quality in the To Kwa Wan Typhoon Shelter and request the government to improve the odor problem.
- Improve the train network and the facilitiess in Kowloon City including Whampoa and Ho Man Tin.