Chinese President Hu Jintao, right, administers the oath to Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen on July 1, 2007. Photo: Robert Ng

Democracy in Hong Kong was never Britain's concern, pre and post 1997

Kerry Brown says its priority was always a dignified retreat, given the limited room for manoeuvre

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Chinese President Hu Jintao, right, administers the oath to Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen on July 1, 2007. Photo: Robert Ng
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