Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, opens central government discussions in the city on the electoral reforms. Photo: RTHK Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, opens central government discussions in the city on the electoral reforms. Photo: RTHK
Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, opens central government discussions in the city on the electoral reforms. Photo: RTHK

Hong Kong elections reform: debate emerges over number of directly elected lawmakers as senior Beijing official opens talks

  • Zhang Xiaoming says he is in Hong Kong to ‘hear views’ on the overhaul as consultation opens with key local figures
  • Several pro-establishment figures call for fewer seats for popularly elected lawmakers, but one executive councillor says a certain balance must be maintained in the legislature

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, opens central government discussions in the city on the electoral reforms. Photo: RTHK Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, opens central government discussions in the city on the electoral reforms. Photo: RTHK
Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, opens central government discussions in the city on the electoral reforms. Photo: RTHK
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