The area in New Territories with the largest brownfield cluster. Photo: Roy Issa

Lawmakers raise questions over relocation in Hong Kong government’s plan to redevelop brownfield sites in New Territories for public housing

  • Permanent Secretary for development Bernadette Linn says 450 hectares (1,112 acre) of brownfield land in New Territories can be transformed for public housing
  • But lawmakers across the board doubt whether proper resettlement packages will be given to the businesses existing at those sites
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The area in New Territories with the largest brownfield cluster. Photo: Roy Issa
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The Legislative Council chamber. A panel meeting was forced to adjourn on Tuesday due to low attendance. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong Legislative Council meeting aborted as lawmakers turn to campaigning for district elections

  • The panel meeting was meant to discuss new land and development policy initiatives announced by the government last month
  • But only nine Legco members showed up, meaning they could not meet the minimum quorum of 12
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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The Legislative Council chamber. A panel meeting was forced to adjourn on Tuesday due to low attendance. Photo: Nora Tam
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