Carrie Lam dismissed the idea that the chief executive could be picked without an election. Photo: May Tse
Carrie Lam dismissed the idea that the chief executive could be picked without an election. Photo: May Tse

Row between Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and ex-chief CY Leung deepens as top adviser weighs in on issue of elections

  • Dispute erupted after former chief executive Leung Chun-ying told a media outlet it would still be lawful if leader was picked without an election
  • Wading into the controversy, Executive Council convenor Bernard Chan pours scorn on suggestion, which Lam had also dismissed earlier

Carrie Lam dismissed the idea that the chief executive could be picked without an election. Photo: May Tse
Carrie Lam dismissed the idea that the chief executive could be picked without an election. Photo: May Tse
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