Policy Address and Budget public consultation launched

     The HKSAR Government today (October 17) commenced the public consultation exercise for the 2013 Policy Address and the 2013-14 Budget. A website has been set up to gauge public views.

     The consultation exercises for the Policy Address and Budget have been combined to enable more comprehensive discussion with the community. The arrangement should allow the Government to collect views from members of the public extensively and thoroughly.

     Members of the public are invited to give their views on the website (www.policyaddress.gov.hk), by email (policyaddressbudget@fstb.gov.hk), by phone (2810 3768) or by fax (2147 5770).  

     The Chief Executive will deliver his first Policy Address on January 16, 2013, while the Financial Secretary will present the 2013-14 Budget to the Legislative Council on February 27, 2013.

Ends/Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Issued at HKT 17:26