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Initiatives of Development Bureau
in the 2010-11 Policy Address and Policy Agenda

   
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Annex 1PDF. Annex 2 PDF. Annex 3 PDF.
   
  INTRODUCTION
  The Chief Executive (CE) delivered his 2010-11 Policy Address on 13 October 2010 entitled “Sharing Prosperity for a Caring Society”. This is supported by the Policy Agenda which lists the HKSAR Government’s new and ongoing initiatives. This paper elaborates on those initiatives under the Development Bureau (DEVB). 
   
  POLICY ADDRESS AND POLICY AGENDA INITIATIVES
 

The work of DEVB will mainly contribute to the two themes of "Developing the Infrastructure for Economic Growth" and "Quality City and Quality Life". An extract of all the new and ongoing initiatives under DEVB as contained in the 2010-11 Policy Agenda is at Annex 1. The major items are highlighted in the paragraphs below.

   
  Initiatives under "Developing the Infrastructure for Economic Growth"
   
  Initiatives under "Quality City and Quality Life"
   
  CONCLUSION
 

We welcome Members' feedback and undertake to work closely with LegCo in taking forward DEVB's policy initiatives. In the next three months, we aim to further discuss with the LegCo Panel on Development and the Subcommittee on Building Safety and Related Issues on the following items –

  • Urban Renewal Strategy Review
  • Redevelopment Scheme of West Wing, Central Government Offices
  • Planning and Engineering Study on Development of Lok Ma Chau Loop - Investigation - Preliminary Outline Development Plan and Stage 1 Public Engagement
  • Package of measures to enhance building safety (including consolidation of financial assistance schemes for building owners)
  • Progress of various heritage conservation projects
  • Kai Tak Development Progress Report
  • Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point and associated works - detailed investigation and design
  Development Bureau
13 October 2010