Lawmaker Raymond Chan met Legislative Council president Andrew Leung on Wednesday to reveal his intention to step down this month. Photo: Sam TsangLawmaker 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 TsangLawmaker 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
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.