The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee is chaired by Chief Secretary John Lee. Photo: Handout The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee is chaired by Chief Secretary John Lee. Photo: Handout
The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee is chaired by Chief Secretary John Lee. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong electoral changes: powerful vetting committee that will review hopefuls in coming polls holds first meeting

  • Seven-member body, established recently as part of Beijing’s drastic overhaul of city’s political system, holds talks but does not disclose details
  • Chaired by No 2 official John Lee, the Candidate Eligibility Review Committee will assess if election aspirants are national security threat

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee is chaired by Chief Secretary John Lee. Photo: Handout The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee is chaired by Chief Secretary John Lee. Photo: Handout
The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee is chaired by Chief Secretary John Lee. Photo: Handout
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