Wednesday, October 1, 2014   

CE question period cut short
(05-22 11:34)

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has condemned radical lawmakers who disrupted a Legco question-and-answer session this morning, which led to the meeting being adjourned.
Independent lawmaker Wong Yuk-man was thrown out early on for shouting slogans at Leung, calling on him to step down, RTHK reports.
Later, People Power lawmakers Albert Chan Wai-yip and Raymond Chan Chi-chuen also started yelling and threw objects at the CE.
The League of Social Democrats' Leung Kwok-hung refused to leave the chamber when he was ordered out too.
Leung said he was infuriated by such behavior, which he said had no place in a civilized council. The convenor of Executive Council, Lam Woon-kwong, warned that the relationship between the executive and the legislature had reached a tipping point.
Legco president Jasper Tsang Yuk-sing said he was not given any power to exclude radical councilors from the any meetings, and he could only respond after anything happened.   
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