Seats lie empty on the opposition side of the Legislative Council the day after Beijing’s ruling on lawmaker conduct. Photo: Dickson Lee Seats lie empty on the opposition side of the Legislative Council the day after Beijing’s ruling on lawmaker conduct. Photo: Dickson Lee
Seats lie empty on the opposition side of the Legislative Council the day after Beijing’s ruling on lawmaker conduct. Photo: Dickson Lee

Echo chamber or sound politics: how will Hong Kong’s legislature function without an opposition?

  • Some pro-establishment legislators gleeful at opposition bloc’s exodus, but others warn of hard work ahead in proving they are not rubber-stamp politicians
  • Beijing ruling earlier this month triggered expulsion of four opposition lawmakers and synchronised resignation of remaining colleagues

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Seats lie empty on the opposition side of the Legislative Council the day after Beijing’s ruling on lawmaker conduct. Photo: Dickson Lee Seats lie empty on the opposition side of the Legislative Council the day after Beijing’s ruling on lawmaker conduct. Photo: Dickson Lee
Seats lie empty on the opposition side of the Legislative Council the day after Beijing’s ruling on lawmaker conduct. Photo: Dickson Lee
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