Of the 69 legislators in Hong Kong, 24 are also district councillors. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong lawmakers who also sit on district councils set to get HK$12,000-a-month pay rise if colonial-era deduction is axed

  • Under current rules, politicians who are members of both Legco and a district council have their pay from the latter cut by a third
  • Government says reduction in honorarium belittles district councillors’ efforts
Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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Of the 69 legislators in Hong Kong, 24 are also district councillors. Photo: Winson Wong
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Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.