Legislative Council president Andrew Leung has appointed an ally to take control of the House Committee. Photo: Nora Tam
Legislative Council president Andrew Leung has appointed an ally to take control of the House Committee. Photo: Nora Tam

President seizes control of deadlocked Hong Kong legislature committee that sparked rare criticism from Beijing

  • Andrew Leung appoints ally to run election for chairmanship of House Committee
  • Opposition had successfully blocked progress of vote, meaning important laws could not be passed

Legislative Council president Andrew Leung has appointed an ally to take control of the House Committee. Photo: Nora Tam
Legislative Council president Andrew Leung has appointed an ally to take control of the House Committee. Photo: Nora Tam
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