The government completed the amendment earlier to require all district boards to take the oath. On the 10th of this month, Hong Kong Island "takes the lead." In the end, half of the 14 democratic district councillors who completed the oath were ruled that the oath was invalid and did not meet the requirements of upholding the Basic Law and allegiance to the SAR.
Later, it was reported that the government was studying the reorganization of district councils. The plan included resetting appointed seats and switching to the "dual-seat single-vote system."
When the Chief Executive Carrie Lam responded to the rumors today (19), he said that the district councils are currently incomplete and there are only more than 200 people left. Looking back, it is found that some problems occurred in the district council elections in 2019. Only after the district councillors have completed the oath can they deal with the problems of the operation and function of the district councils.
Lam Cheng: The incompleteness of the conference is due to problems in the 2019 elections
In the 2019 district council elections, the democrats took advantage of the anti-amendment public opinion and won the election, winning 86% of the directly elected seats in Hong Kong and dominating the 17 district councils.
Afterwards, the government began to amend the regulations to require them to take oaths, and news continued that once the oath was ruled invalid, the district councillors would be charged for their salary since taking office, often exceeding one million.
The news triggered a wave of resignations of district councillors this year. So far, more than 200 people have resigned.
The remaining pro-democratic district councilors will be tested by the oath. The seven pro-democratic district councillors on Hong Kong Island who have been ruled to invalidate the oath were all involved in the primary election of the Legislative Council last year. Members of the Kowloon and New Territories districts will also take the oath later.
Carrie Lam inspected the polling station of the Election Committee at the Wan Chai Convention and Exhibition this morning. She pointed out that at this stage, we must first complete the oath in batches before knowing how many of the incumbent district councilors meet the requirements of public officials. The functional and operational issues of the tenure.
She also emphasized that the meeting with Vice Premier Han Zheng yesterday did not discuss relevant issues.
7 people including Yang Xueying were sworn by the DQ Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United States politicians for exposing their hegemonic expressions. The district councillors Peng Zhuoqi "understand and accept" were said to be unhindered by the DQ to continue to support the Basic Law district councilors. There is no plan to reorganize the district council political circles for the time being | The government plans to take back the 400 million appropriation rights of the district councils to establish a system: abolish half of martial arts