Legco wraps up CY Leung inquiry, for want of information – South China Morning Post

Hong Kongs legislature decided on Thursday to wrap up its inquiry into the misconduct allegations against former leader Leung Chun-ying, after admitting it had not been able to get any first-hand information over the past 25 months.

The decision came after the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) announced in December that its four-year investigation into Leung had ended with the Justice Department concluding that there was not enough evidence to press charges against the former chief executive.

The Legislative Council set up a select committee in November 2016 to look into Leungs receipt of part of the HK$50 million (US$6.4 million) payment from Australian firm UGL during his time in office.

The payment, which was not decla…

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