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Post-office employment for former politically appointed officials
     The Advisory Committee on Post-office Employment for Former Chief Executives and Politically Appointed Officials has advised on the proposed employment of Mr Caspar Tsui Ying-wai, former Secretary for Home Affairs, after his departure from the Government on February 24, 2022, and the proposed employment of Ms Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah, SC, former Secretary for Justice; Mr Patrick Nip Tak-kuen, former Secretary for the Civil Service; Mr Kelvin Cheng Sau-kong, former Political Assistant to the Secretary for Food and Health; and Mr Mark Fu Chuen-fu, former Political Assistant to the Secretary for Transport and Housing, after their departure from the Government on July 1, 2022. 

     The Advisory Committee considers that, subject to the observance of certain restrictions it has advised, the proposed employment of the aforementioned former politically appointed officials would not give rise to any potential conflict of interest. The Advisory Committee also does not anticipate adverse public perception to arise from the proposed employment.

     The Advisory Committee considers and advises on the post-office employment or appointments 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 cases 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) 
Mr Cheng Yan-kee
Mr Simon Ip Sik-on
Mrs Margaret Leung Ko May-yee
Ms Lo Wing-sze
Ends/Friday, September 16, 2022
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