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
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

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
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
Carrie Lam dismissed the idea that the chief executive could be picked without an election. Photo: May Tse
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