Chief Executive Li Jiachao went to the Legislative Council for the first time on Wednesday (6th) to attend the Q&A session of the Chief Executive. The Administration Department sent a letter to the Legislative Council Secretariat yesterday, proposing that when Chief Executive Li Jiachao attends the Legislative Council for the first time tomorrow, members can focus on 7 issues. Areas of public concern, such as President Xi Jinping’s speech, land and housing supply, epidemic prevention and other livelihood issues.
Speaking to reporters today (5th), President of the Legislative Council Leung Kwan-yin denied that the government's actions were dwarfing the Legislative Council or "administrative overbearing".
The Administration Wing wrote to the Legislative Council Secretariat today, emphasizing that the categories listed are by no means limiting, and "Members are welcome to raise questions on any category at the question-and-answer session."
When asked whether the practice would affect the members' monitoring of the government, Leung Kwan-yin pointed out that this is not uncommon. In the past, this has always been arranged, and it is not out of nothing. Every time, the secretariat will first ask the administration what issues it wants to focus on, but the last Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor replied that she would not. will be restricted.
Liang Junyan pointed out that the Chief Executive's proposal to focus on discussions are all hot topics, and focusing on certain areas does not mean that topics are restricted for discussion.
He emphasized that the relevant practice is in line with the "Rules of Procedure", "When members do not read the "Rules of Procedure" and say something that does not comply with the "Rules of Procedure", it is not a matter of the "Rules of Procedure", but a problem of members."
According to 4(b) of the House Rules, the questions that Members may ask the Chief Executive during a question-and-answer session are generally limited to specific matters that have been notified to Members in advance.
Customs clearance｜Li Jiachao: Actively discussing shortening the number of quarantine days to Po, but did not respond to the rumors of tightening social distance 50-year deadline July 1︱Politicians say Xi Jinping's speech is a reassurance Liang Junyan: The new parliament should be pragmatic and promising