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Post-office appointment for former politically appointed official Mr Philip Chiu
     The Advisory Committee on Post-office Employment for Former Chief Executives and Politically Appointed Officials has advised on the proposed acceptance of appointment by Mr Philip Chiu, former Political Assistant to the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, after his departure from the Government on July 1, 2017. 

     The Advisory Committee considers that, subject to the observance of certain restrictions it has advised, the proposed appointment of Mr Chiu would not give rise to any potential conflict of interest. The Advisory Committee also does not anticipate adverse public reaction or public perception to arise from the proposed appointment.
     The Advisory Committee considers and advises on the post-office employment or appointment for former politically appointed officials. 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 above-mentioned case are available at the Advisory Committee's website (www.ceo.gov.hk/poo/eng/index.htm).

     The membership of the Advisory Committee is as follows:
Professor Liu Pak-wai (Chairman) 
Ms Elaine Lo Yuen-man
Ms Susanna Chiu Lai-kuen
Mr Thomas Brian Stevenson
Mr Simon Ip Sik-on
Ends/Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Issued at HKT 16:30
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