Newly elected Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (centre) and the members of her government’s Executive Council pose for a photo before their meeting at the government offices in Tamar, Admiralty, on July 4, 2017. Photo: Sam Tsang

Letters | Hong Kong coronavirus response: why it’s wrong to blame all cabinet members for faulty government crisis management

  • Non-official members of Hong Kong’s Executive Council are part-time advisers who play a limited role in policymaking
  • They do not have executive authority and cannot compel government ministers to heed their advice
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Newly elected Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (centre) and the members of her government’s Executive Council pose for a photo before their meeting at the government offices in Tamar, Admiralty, on July 4, 2017. Photo: Sam Tsang
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