Does Carrie Lam’s ambitious plan to overhaul Hong Kong’s government go far enough?

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has used the first meeting of the new Legislative Council term to unveil details of the biggest overhaul of the government since 2007, but critics have questioned whether the restructuring goes far enough.The plan calls for overhauling roughly half of the existing bureaus. Separating the housing portfolio from the ­existing Transport and Housing Bureau is the most eye-catching suggestion of the seven-point proposal she announced.The new bureau would…


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