Legislator Leung Kwok-hung hold placard to protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during 2013 Policy Address and 2013-14 Budget regional forums. Photo: Felix Wong Legislator Leung Kwok-hung hold placard to protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during 2013 Policy Address and 2013-14 Budget regional forums. Photo: Felix Wong
Legislator Leung Kwok-hung hold placard to protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during 2013 Policy Address and 2013-14 Budget regional forums. Photo: Felix Wong

Elderly allowance bypasses filibuster

Dramatic twist in Legco sees funding request included in budget, meaning monthly payment of HK$2,200 may be handed out from April

Legislator Leung Kwok-hung hold placard to protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during 2013 Policy Address and 2013-14 Budget regional forums. Photo: Felix Wong Legislator Leung Kwok-hung hold placard to protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during 2013 Policy Address and 2013-14 Budget regional forums. Photo: Felix Wong
Legislator Leung Kwok-hung hold placard to protest against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during 2013 Policy Address and 2013-14 Budget regional forums. Photo: Felix Wong
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