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DAB Family Affairs Committee’ s expectations for the Budget

January 27, 2023


The new budget would be announced soon. The Family Affairs Committee of the DAB held a petition and put forward a number of expectations related to family affairs, hoping to cater to the needs of different families. The suggestions were as follows:



  • Set up a tax allowance for hiring foreign domestic helpers

  • Increase the child allowance under tax assessment

  • Introduce children's healthcare vouchers

  • Set up a childcare allowance

  • Introduce student travel discounts

  • Introduce subsidy for school children’s eye examination and purchase of glasses

  • Enhance family in crisis support services

  • Enhance support for SEN children


Media enquiry:

DAB Chairperson of Family Affairs Committee Frankie Ngan (6600 2511)


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