Civil servants at the Hong Kong government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Felix Wong
Civil servants at the Hong Kong government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Felix Wong

The bigger the better for Hong Kong government revamp? Public policy experts divided over expansion plan for bureaus

  • Former minister Anthony Cheung says size of governments has been getting bigger because of growing calls for more public services to meet expectations
  • HKU academic John Burns warns, however, that more bureaus could create more silos and therefore more coordination problems

Civil servants at the Hong Kong government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Felix Wong
Civil servants at the Hong Kong government headquarters in Admiralty. Photo: Felix Wong
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