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Post-office employment for Mr Paul Tang Kwok-wai

     The Advisory Committee on Post-office Employment for Former Chief Executives and Politically Appointed Officials has advised on the proposed employment of former Secretary for the Civil Service, Mr Paul Tang Kwok-wai, after leaving the Government on July 22, 2015. Mr Tang has proposed to accept employment by the Hong Kong Financial Services Institute as a speaker at a talk.

     The Advisory Committee considers that, subject to the observance of certain restrictions it has advised, the proposed employment of Mr Tang would not cause any potential conflict of interest. The Advisory Committee also does not anticipate adverse public reaction or public perception problems arising from the proposed employment.

     In considering each case, the Advisory Committee has regard to the information provided by the former politically appointed official concerned, the assessments by relevant government bureaux or offices, and the criteria for advice as stipulated in the guidance notes on post-office employment for politically appointed officials.

     Details of the case above are available at the Advisory Committee's website (

     The membership of the Advisory Committee is as follows:

Professor Liu Pak-wai (Chairman)
Ms Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah
Ms Elaine Lo Yuen-man
Ms Susanna Chiu Lai-kuen
Mr Thomas Brian Stevenson

Ends/Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Issued at HKT 12:15


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