Law Chi-kwong, the secretary for labour and welfare, has apologised to his boss Carrie Lam for his attempts to fast-track a bill through the Legislative Council. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Law Chi-kwong, the secretary for labour and welfare, has apologised to his boss Carrie Lam for his attempts to fast-track a bill through the Legislative Council. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Law Chi-kwong, the secretary for labour and welfare, has apologised to his boss Carrie Lam for his attempts to fast-track a bill through the Legislative Council. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong welfare minister apologises to Carrie Lam for going rogue in Legislative Council with maternity leave bill

  • Welfare chief says sorry for pressing ahead with bid to bypass Legislative Council committee without telling his colleagues
  • Law Chi-kwong wanted to increase statutory maternity leave by four weeks before lawmakers break for summer

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Law Chi-kwong, the secretary for labour and welfare, has apologised to his boss Carrie Lam for his attempts to fast-track a bill through the Legislative Council. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Law Chi-kwong, the secretary for labour and welfare, has apologised to his boss Carrie Lam for his attempts to fast-track a bill through the Legislative Council. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Law Chi-kwong, the secretary for labour and welfare, has apologised to his boss Carrie Lam for his attempts to fast-track a bill through the Legislative Council. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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