The move to cut the CSSA payments of many poor and elderly Hongkongers caused anger from across the political spectrum. Photo: Sam Tsang

Carrie Lam brings in new payment for Hong Kong’s elderly poor in bid to end backlash over changes to Comprehensive Social Security Allowance

  • New Employment Support Supplement is exact amount taken from 60-64s under altered scheme
  • Lam admits government could have handled changes better, but insists she is not bowing to pressure
Topic |   Poverty

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The move to cut the CSSA payments of many poor and elderly Hongkongers caused anger from across the political spectrum. Photo: Sam Tsang
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