District councils in Hong Kong are in crisis following a wave of resignations. Photo: May Tse
District councils in Hong Kong are in crisis following a wave of resignations. Photo: May Tse

Goodbye district councils? Hong Kong’s area committees set to replace local bodies reeling from wave of resignations

  • Government-appointed area, crime-fighting and fire safety committees step up, seeking more power, funding
  • Some district councils left with too few elected members to continue functioning effectively

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
District councils in Hong Kong are in crisis following a wave of resignations. Photo: May Tse
District councils in Hong Kong are in crisis following a wave of resignations. Photo: May Tse
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