Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam Tsang Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam Tsang
Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam Tsang

Opposition lawmaker Raymond Chan becomes first to say he intends to exit Hong Kong’s Legislative Council rather than serve extended term

  • Chan meets Legco president Andrew Leung to explain his intentions, following up on a letter sent earlier to staff members
  • The lawmaker says the move cannot be called a resignation given the Basic Law’s traditional four-year limit and he expects his end-of-term gratuity

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam Tsang Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam Tsang
Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam Tsang
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