Written by: Yuan Shu
2020-07-12 10:52Last update date: 2020-07-12 10:52
The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Luo Zhiguang, said that he had received a message from a friend who received a disability allowance earlier, that he did not know why the bank account had an extra deposit, and there were many misrepresentations of the source of these deposits on social media. money. Luo Zhiguang clarified that the actual two so-called "unknown origin" deposits are the "double food" of the fruit grant, the elderly subsistence allowance or the disability allowance, and the "water supplement" due to the delayed passage of the budget.
Luo Zhiguang pointed out that the Social Welfare Department had announced in advance that the "dual grain" would be issued, but the amount was different. He explained that the fruit grants should be adjusted according to inflation, but because the Legislative Council Finance Committee agenda was congested, it was not approved until May 29. However, the fruit grant in June was issued as early as June 1st, and the double food paid out on June 12 was already the new amount. In addition, the amount originally required to take effect on February 1 was adjusted until May 29 before it was approved. The Social Welfare Department replenishes the recipient on June 24.
He also reminded that some of the recipients will have good news in July. The maximum amount of rent allowance will be increased, and the recipients will see that the amount of CSSA received has increased in July when they hit the book.
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