The interior of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
The interior of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong elections: new vetting panel disqualifies 1 from running in Legislative Council race

  • Sole disqualification came because hopeful was a part-time government employee, according to Chief Secretary John Lee, who says mix of Legco aspirants shows balanced representation
  • City’s No 2 swats down suggestion standards were loosened to draw non-establishment candidates to compensate for opposition camp’s absence

Topic |   Hong Kong Legislative Council election 2021
The interior of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
The interior of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
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