Original title: 129 Hong Kong civil servants refused to sign and declare under oath. Hong Kong government: most of them have left the government
Haiwaiwang, September 15th. Since January this year, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government requires full-time civil servants to take an oath or sign a declaration to uphold the Basic Law and allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. As of the end of August, a total of 129 civil servants ignored or refused to sign the declaration. The Hong Kong Civil Service Bureau pointed out on the 15th that most of them have already left the government, and the remaining few cases are expected to be terminated in a short period of time.
According to a report by Radio Hong Kong, figures from the Civil Service Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region show that as of the end of August this year, a total of 129 civil servants had ignored or refused visas and returned declarations of support for the Basic Law and allegiance to the Special Administrative Region, including 16 members of the disciplined services grade. There were 149 full-time non-civil servants and about 380 part-time non-civil servant government employees who ignored or refused to sign and returned declarations.
The Hong Kong Civil Service Bureau submitted a document to the Legislative Council, stating that most of the 129 civil servants have already left the government by means of termination of employment, order to retire, resignation of their own accord, or dismissal of their posts in violation of discipline, etc. The remaining several cases are expected to be The employment will be terminated in a short period of time.
As for the 149 full-time non-civil servants, about half of the employees have resigned due to resignation or the expiration of the contract. The remaining about 70 employees have been terminated by their respective departments in accordance with the relevant terms of the employment contract; and about 380 part-time non-civil servants have all left. government.
Earlier, the Secretary of Civil Service, Nie Dequan, said that most of his colleagues have signed a statement to clearly and accept the relevant responsibilities, “If there is something they cannot accept, they will leave the government, which is not a bad thing for the civil service team.” (Overseas Net Yang Jia)