asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many elderly and severely disabled persons are receiving the disability and infirmity allowance in Hong Hong.
In May 1975 there were 12,000 severely disabled people on disability allowance and 46,000 elderly people receiving infirmity allowances.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many community and youth officers have been appointed in the urban areas in Hong Kong over the last three years.
Since the scheme was introduced in December 1973, 10 have been appointed, one for each district of the urban area. Additionally, two have been appointed to two new Territories districts, one of which is mainly urban.