Financial Autonomy

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:
Financial Autonomy

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This chapter shows that de facto financial autonomy was being exercised in the years before it was formally granted and how this vindicated the legitimising role of the unofficial members of the Legislative Council.

Keywords: Hong Kong; Governors; Colonial Office; UK; Policy-making; Financial autonomy

Chapter.  10787 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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