Whether or not Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will see its current term extended until the next election is a decision that will be made in the next few days by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Getty ImagesWhether or not Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will see its current term extended until the next election is a decision that will be made in the next few days by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Getty Images
Whether or not Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will see its current term extended until the next election is a decision that will be made in the next few days by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Getty Images

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What next for Hong Kong’s Legco? Beijing meeting will decide if lawmakers continue for an extra year until polls

  • Extending Legco’s term will cause the least upset, but some prefer that Beijing appoint a provisional body
  • Question over four lawmakers banned from contesting polls: should they be allowed to carry on?

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
Whether or not Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will see its current term extended until the next election is a decision that will be made in the next few days by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Getty ImagesWhether or not Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will see its current term extended until the next election is a decision that will be made in the next few days by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Getty Images
Whether or not Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will see its current term extended until the next election is a decision that will be made in the next few days by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Getty Images
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