3Novices:How MacLehose shifted priorities from resettling squatters to accommodating low-income households

After the 1967 Riots and with the arrival of Governor Murray MacLehose, more policies in support of the disadvantaged were adopted in Hong Kong.
The great expansion of public housing was the centrepiece of MacLehose’s new policy initiatives. But this also presented considerable challenges for government in terms of land acquisition and finding the required resources.
MacLehose correctly recognised that while the 1967 Riots were triggered by an industrial dispute, the public’s…
June 13, 2017 at 11:59AM
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