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Social Security and Social Welfare: a ‘New Look’ from Hong Kong. Part Two

  • T. S. Heppell

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In an earlier article, the writer discussed the general background of social security and social welfare in Hong Kong; and went on to consider in particular what might usefully be learnt from the public assistance scheme as it has developed in Hong Kong. This article considers the other areas of social security in Hong Kong. It also touches on management control in social security.

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1 Heppell, T. S., ‘Social Security and Social Welfare: a “New Look” from Hong Kong’, Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1973.

2 Social Welfare in Hong Kong: The Way Ahead, 06 1973.

3 Social Welfare in Hong Kong: The Way Ahead, op. cit.

4 The public assistancex rates were raised later in 1973, and again at the start of 1974, with the result that the disability allowance went up as well to $HK 145 a month. The exchange rate might now be taken as £=HK 11.00.

* At the time of writing, T. S. Heppell was Assistant Director of Social Welfare, Hong Kong. He has since returned to the Department of Health and Social Security in Great Britain.

Social Security and Social Welfare: a ‘New Look’ from Hong Kong. Part Two

  • T. S. Heppell

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