Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media before her Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media before her Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong has no time for by-elections to fill more than 200 district council seats vacated by opposition: Carrie Lam

  • Chief executive confirms no polls will take place, while conceding the exodus has left the municipal-level bodies unable to function properly
  • Opposition councillors stepped down en masse in recent weeks following rumours they could be forced to return every dollar paid to them if disqualified

Topic |   Hong Kong district council election
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media before her Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media before her Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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