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LCQ19: Support measures under Anti-epidemic Fund
     Following is a question by the Hon Shiu Ka-fai and a written reply by the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, in the Legislative Council today (January 27):
     Will the Government inform this Council of the latest implementation situation of, or the final figures on, the following support measures introduced under the Anti-epidemic Fund, including (a) the number of applications received, (b) the number of applications approved, and (c) the number of persons and employees (if any) benefited:
(i) the Retail Sector Subsidy Scheme;
(ii) the Convention and Exhibition Industry Subsidy Scheme;
(iii) the provision of subsidies to live marine fish wholesale traders, fishing vessels with Mainland deckhands and wholesale traders operating in the fresh food wholesale markets;
(iv) the Commercial Bathhouses Subsidy Scheme/Further Subsidy to Commercial Bathhouses;
(v) the Fitness Centre Subsidy Scheme;
(vi) the Places of Public Entertainment Licence Holder Subsidy Scheme;
(vii) the Subsidy Scheme for Beauty Parlours, Massage Establishments and Party Rooms;
(viii) the Subsidy Scheme for the Promotion of Contactless Payment in Public Markets; and
(ix) the provision of subsidy to companies in the performing industry which organise pop concerts?

     The relevant information of the measures under the Anti-epidemic Fund mentioned in the question is tabulated at Annex.
Ends/Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Issued at HKT 15:25
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