Tam Yiu-chung says the Election Committee’s new chief convenor will ‘transcendent’ powers to represent the central government.  Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Tam Yiu-chung says the Election Committee’s new chief convenor will ‘transcendent’ powers to represent the central government. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Will Hong Kong’s new post of chief convenor of Election Committee in political shake-up create another power centre?

  • Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body, says new Election Committee chief will have ‘transcendent’ status above the city’s leader
  • The high status is needed for the chief convenor to represent the central government in solving any problems that could arise during elections, he says  

Tam Yiu-chung says the Election Committee’s new chief convenor will ‘transcendent’ powers to represent the central government.  Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Tam Yiu-chung says the Election Committee’s new chief convenor will ‘transcendent’ powers to represent the central government. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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