The Federation of Trade Unions met with Financial Secretary Chen Maobo today (13th) and put forward a number of proposals on the "Budget", including distributing 10,000 yuan of electronic livelihood coupons.
The party suggested that the government allow citizens to pay daily expenses such as water, electricity, gas and public housing rent through consumer coupons, so as to help grassroots citizens in need.
Wu Qiubei, president of the Federation of Trade Unions, said that the "Budget" must alleviate the fatigue of the Hong Kong people in the past three years of fighting the epidemic and revitalize the economy, and help the citizens get out of the haze of the epidemic. Standards, in the early stages of economic recovery to drive and consolidate the foundation of growth.
When asked whether the introduction of 10,000 yuan consumer vouchers would increase the financial pressure on the government when the government expected a deficit of 100 billion yuan, Wu Qiubei pointed out that there will be returns only after the release, and the government must stimulate the economy in the shortest possible time. able to increase income.
Promote the establishment of a guaranteed return MPF
Huang Guo, chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions, said that in the past year, many MPF accounts suffered losses. He urged the government to reform the MPF system and set up inflation-linked funds with guaranteed returns. He also asked the government to implement the Easy MPF platform as soon as possible. And provide an MPF equivalent to 5% of salary for low-wage employees.
He mentioned that the government’s financial constraints are tight, and he proposed to promote cross-border medical care, “the money goes with the patients”, so that citizens who are waiting for public medical services can choose to go to the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital for medical treatment, and shorten the time without increasing government financial expenditure. Waiting time for medical treatment in Hong Kong.
Offer high-speed rail tickets to attract tourists
The Federation of Trade Unions proposes to set up a "job creation and resumption fund" to support employers in recruiting a large number of re-opened positions, and to assist coach companies in maintaining vehicles.
Chen Yingxin, a member of the party's Legislative Council, believes that the government can imitate Macau and introduce measures to attract tourists, such as giving return high-speed rail tickets.
Jiang Yuhuan questioned the practice: Everyone wants to have two meals after sending out hundreds of billions of points?
Budget｜The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong advocates sending 1,000 yuan of consumption coupons to overnight tourists. The budget of 5,000 yuan of consumption vouchers for Hong Kong residents︱The Democratic Alliance calls for another 10,000 yuan of consumption vouchers. ｜Xie Weiquan hopes to continue to issue consumer coupons to promote progressive mortgage new housing