Governors, Cadets, Unofficials and the Colonial Office

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083947
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9789882208667 | DOI:
Governors, Cadets, Unofficials and the Colonial Office

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This chapter examines the actors in the story and their roles. It explains the functions of the Governor, his officials, the Secretaries of State and the Colonial Office officials. It also examines how different holders of these positions played their roles and the factors that impinged upon them.

Keywords: Hong Kong; Governors; Colonial Office; UK; Secretaries of State; Policy-making; Cadets

Chapter.  5994 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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