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Ex Officio Member

Chamber seat plan 'too late'

LEGISLATOR Jimmy McGregor, who was ousted from the general committee of the General Chamber of Commerce last year, will be given an ex-officio seat on the committee if a resolution is endorsed at an extraordinary meeting tomorrow.

Monday, 24 April, 1995, 12:00am

Patten should practise what he preaches what he preaches

GOVERNOR Chris Patten managed to force his controversial 1992 political reform package through the Legislative Council after much arm-twisting and intimidation, and with the help of the three ex-officio members, answerable only to him.

3 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Abstain call on reforms to fail

A CALL for the three government officials in the Legislative Council to abstain in the crucial vote on the electoral reform proposals next week will be rejected.

This is despite strong lobbying by the Liberal Party for the Government to leave the issue solely in the hands of the 56 elected and appointed members.

21 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Education chief accepts criticism

THE chairman of the Education Commission has admitted there is ''substance'' in allegations by two members who resigned last week that it had become a ''talking shop''.

16 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Call to hasten rural reform

EFFORTS to reform the election of rural committees should be intensified to enable ex-officio members of the district boards to be more representative, a concern group has said.

8 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Balance, not numbers, the real issue

YOUR recent article on the most recent proposal by the Boundary and Election Commission to cut the number of elected seats from eight to nine in next year's election reveals another anti-democratic back-flip.

2 Nov 1993 - 12:00am