As of January 19, deputies to the Beijing Municipal People’s Congress have submitted a total of 131 proposals, 29 less than last year, and mostly concentrated on the livelihood issues like transforming old residential communities and developing home-based elderly care services.
Among the 131 proposals, 114 were jointly put forward by 10 or more deputies and 17 were submitted by delegations. The proposals can be classified according to content as follows: 32 on urban construction, 29 on agriculture, rural areas and farmers, 18 on social management and security, 13 on financial, economic and industrial development, eight on environmental protection, education and culture respectively, seven on health, five on science and technology, two on justices, and one on sports.
After a comprehensive analysis, the proposals in the three concentrated categories of transforming old residential communities, the new rural urbanization and developing home-based elderly care services have been submitted to the government for review by the Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People’s Congress.
In addition, the deputies were also concerned about easing non-capital functions, air pollution control, scientific and technological innovation, food safety and replacing coal with clean energy in Beijing.