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Hong Kong

Volume 941: debated on Wednesday 14 December 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress is being made by the Hong Kong Government in introducing retirement, sickness, and death benefits into the colony's social security system.

A Green Paper on the further development of social security in Hong Kong has recently been published. The proposals in the paper include a contributory sickness, injury Ind death benefit scheme. The paper also covers the possibility of introducing retirement benefits.