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Guild interest declaration丨5 people hold golf membership Tang Jiahua: It is unreasonable to sacrifice sports development to build a house

2022-08-11T22:45:02.452Z

The lease of the Fanling Golf Course will expire in August next year. After the "land debate", the previous government announced to reclaim 32 hectares of land for the construction of public housing. More than 10,000 units were initially built.



The lease of the Fanling Golf Course will expire in August next year. After the "land debate", the previous government announced to reclaim 32 hectares of land for the construction of public housing. More than 10,000 units were initially built, but with the new government After taking office, there are voices calling for the development plan to be shelved.


The government announced yesterday (11th) the register of personal interests of the chairman of the Executive Council and members. "Hong Kong 01" found that among the non-official members, at least 5 members have memberships of the Hong Kong Golf Club. They are the convener of the guild, Ye Liu Shuyi, members of the guild Ren Zhigang, Tang Jiahua, Lin Jianfeng and Liu Yeqiang.

As one of the members of the Executive Council that assists the Chief Executive in making decisions, what are the views of the Executive Council on this issue, and how can conflicts of interest be avoided?


Tang Jiahua.

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Tang Jiahua pointed out that the development of golf is insufficient and needs to be balanced

In an interview with "Hong Kong 01", Tang Jiahua said that the development of golf in Hong Kong was already insufficient, and some citizens may refute the lack of housing supply. A house, but it will shrink the game of golf, bluntly "unreasonable, nonsense."

He explained that Hong Kong has always been ridiculed by the outside world as a "concrete forest". Nowadays, due to the epidemic, many people have re-entered cultural and recreational activities. If it is only to increase the number of units, in addition to sacrificing Hong Kong people who love sports and nature, It will also increase the traffic pressure in the local area, which is described as a drop in the bucket.

When asked as a member of the guild, how to avoid suspicion once the relevant issues are discussed, he said that the guild has already stipulated that issues that conflict with his own interests will be avoided, and the discussion on the development of golf courses will also be the same.

"Hong Kong 01" also made inquiries to Ren Zhigang, Lin Jianfeng and Liu Yeqiang, but did not reply before the deadline.

As for Ye Liu Shuyi, she recently said that the stadium has ecological and historical value, and if only a small amount of land can be recovered, but it needs to accommodate 30,000 residents, it will lead to an increase in population and traffic congestion. She believes that the government should consider it carefully.

Golf club membership price is as high as 16.8 million yuan

"Hong Kong 01" reported in May that the Hong Kong Golf Club will re-issue new memberships in 2019, with each price starting at more than 13 million yuan, and the recent price was 16.8 million yuan.

According to the rules of the club, each company membership can only nominate one director or staff member, and can bring a limited number of relatives, friends and business partners to use the clubhouse facilities, and if you want to transfer the company membership in the future, you must invite the transfer price 25% as a handling fee.

01Exclusive|Following 33 years, Fanling Golf Course issued new memberships and sold 50 pieces for 800 million yuan Building a house Ye Liu pointed out that the golf course has ecological value: the government should carefully consider whether to take back the Fanling Golf Course building Jasper Jasper said there is no reason to demolish the plan: the development has been restricted to balance conservation

Source: hk1

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