Carrie Lam says she understood her announcement would spark criticism that she was going back on her word. Photo: Naomi Ng

Carrie Lam’s surprise u-turn on bid for top job after CY Leung backs out

Announcement a U-turn from previous statements saying city’s chief secretary would retire after her last year in public service

Topic |   Chief executive election 2017

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Carrie Lam says she understood her announcement would spark criticism that she was going back on her word. Photo: Naomi Ng
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