Villagers have no responsibility to help the government solve the housing shortage, says the kuk, a government-recognised body representing the interest of indigenous villagers in the New Territories. Photo: Winson Wong

Powerful Hong Kong rural body Heung Yee Kuk slams fellow pro-establishment group for ‘socialist proposal’ to forcibly take back land to ease housing crunch

  • Kuk chairman Kenneth Lau, a legislator who also sits in the Hong Kong leader’s cabinet, suggested developing green belt land and country parks
  • Democratic Alliance for Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong had called on the government to invoke the Lands Resumption Ordinance more often
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Villagers have no responsibility to help the government solve the housing shortage, says the kuk, a government-recognised body representing the interest of indigenous villagers in the New Territories. Photo: Winson Wong
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