Chief Executive Carrie Lam has justified cutting welfare payments to those aged 60-64 based on longer lifespans and a trend of delayed retirement. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Carrie Lam is no miser on welfare, but Hong Kong seniors are right to disagree

  • What may be a sensible decision from a budgeting perspective is hard to support when it could worsen elderly poverty, and even push some into homelessness
Topic |   Ageing society

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam has justified cutting welfare payments to those aged 60-64 based on longer lifespans and a trend of delayed retirement. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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