LegCo Members visit Hung Shui Kiu New Development Area

Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     Legislative Council (LegCo) Members conducted a site visit to the Hung Shui Kiu New Development Area (the New Development Area) today (March 12) to follow up on a case about issues relating to compensation offered to the households and farmers affected by the New Development Area project.

     Accompanied by representatives of the Development Bureau, the Lands Department, the Planning Department, and the Civil Engineering and Development Department, Members visited Tin Sam San Tsuen, Sun Fung Wai and Yick Yuen Tsuen in the New Development Area to observe the agricultural land and several buildings, including shrine, antique well, pai lau, cottage houses and ancestral houses, in order to understand the impacts of the development project on the local farmers and households. 

     After the site visit, Members held a closed-door meeting with the Government and the deputation at the Yick Yuen Tsuen Village Office to follow up the case.

     Members who participated in the visit were Mr Leung Yiu-chung (Meeting Convenor), Mr Chu Hoi-dick and Mr Kwong Chun-yu. 

Published on: 2018-03-12

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