Police will receive a pay rise despite attempts to block it by pro-democracy politicians over the way officers treated anti-government protesters. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong lawmakers approve pay rise for civil servants despite opposition’s calls to block deal for police over their handling of anti-government protests

  • City’s 176,000 civil servants and police to benefit from improved deal passed by Legislative Council’s Finance Committee
  • Opposition politicians wanted police left out of pay increase of up to 5.26 per cent, over their handling of anti-government protests
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Police will receive a pay rise despite attempts to block it by pro-democracy politicians over the way officers treated anti-government protesters. Photo: Edmond So
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