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More pro-Beijing figures appointed to police and anti-graft watchdogs.

More pro-Beijing icons appointed to police watchdog

The Chief Executive has re-appointed the three incumbent vice-chairmen and seven members, as well as appointed nine new members to the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) for a term of two years with effect from 1 January, 2017.

The new members are Au Chor-kwan (歐楚筠), Chu‍ Wing-yiu (朱永耀), Douglas Lam Tak-yip (藍德業), Sylvia Lee Hiu-wah (李曉華), Dr‍ David‍ Lee Ka-yan (李家仁), Melissa Kaye Pang (彭韻僖), Shalini Sujanani, Professor‍ Wong‍ Chi-sang (黃至生) and Johnny Yu Wah-yung (楊華勇).

Among them Dr David Lee is a vocal supporter of CY Leung, Johnny Yu is son of pro-Beijing businessman and CPPCC deputy Jose Yu Sunsay (楊孫西) while Melissa Kaye Pang is chairperson of Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education. Pang also chaired the organising committee of the Military Summer Camp For Hong Kong Youth, a predecessor of the controversial Hong Kong Army Cadets.

Leaving incumbent members include pan-democratic lawmakers Helena Wong Pik-wan (黃碧雲) and Kenneth Leung Kai-cheong (梁繼昌).


Government appoints non-official members to ICAC-related committees

The government has appointed reappointed members to five ICAC-related committees, namely the Advisory Committee on Corruption (ACOC), the Operations Review Committee (ORC), the Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee (CPAC) and the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations (CACCR), and to the ICAC Complaints Committee (ICC), and new members to four committees for a term of two years with effect from 1 January, 2017.

New appointments include DAB lawmaker Chan Hak-kan (陳克勤) and BPA lawmaker Abraham Shek Lai-him (石禮謙) to the ACOC; Finance lawmaker Ronick Chan Chun-ying (陳振英) and SFC non-executive director Dr Kelvin Wong Tin-yau (黃天祐) to the ORC; Kuby Chan Yin-hung (陳嫣虹), Sunny Cheung Yiu-tong (張耀堂), Alex Chu Wing-yiu (朱永耀), Stephen Lai Yuk-fai (賴旭輝), Melissa Kaye Pang (彭韻僖) and Theresa Yeung Wing-shan (楊詠珊) to the CPAC; and Chan Yuen-ling (陳婉玲, Professor Anthony Fung Ying-him (馮應謙) and Mr James Mok Hon-fai (莫漢輝) to the CACCR.