HC Deb 18 January 1994 vol 235 c457W
Sir Thomas Arnold

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what timetable he envisages for the introduction of his proposals for greater democracy in Hong Kong.

Mr. Goodlad

The legislation for the 1994–95 election arrangements in Hong Kong will need to be passed into law by the Hong Kong Legislative Council by the time the Council rises for its summer recess in July.

The Council is currently considering the first stage of the legislation. The timing for the introduction of the second stage has yet to be decided.

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