Cheung Man-kwong

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Cheung Man-kwong
張文光
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Cheung in 30 May 2010, a memorial of 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests
President of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union
In office
1990–2010
Preceded by Szeto Wah
Succeeded by Fung Wai-wah
Member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong
In office
9 October 1991 – 30 June 1997
Preceded by Szeto Wah
Constituency Teaching/Education
In office
1 October 1998 – 30 September 2012
Preceded by New parliament
Succeeded by Ip Kin-yuen
Constituency Education
Personal details
Born (1954-09-15) 15 September 1954 (age 60)
Hong Kong
Nationality Hong Kong
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Ho Kwok-ching
Alma mater Chinese University of Hong Kong (BSocSc)

Cheung Man-kwong (Chinese: 張文光, born 15 September 1954 ) A Hong Kong politician, a former member of Hong Kong Legislative Council, one of the member of pan-democracy camp.

Background[edit]

Born in Hong Kong with family roots in Taishan, Guangdongwas a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council representing the Education functional constituency. He is a member of Democratic Party and former chairman of Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union. He obtain his bachelor's degree from the Economics department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is a registered teacher.[1]

Views, policy positions and Legco voting[edit]

In June 2010, he voted with the party in favour of the government’s 2012 constitutional reform package, which included the late amendment by the Democratic Party – accepted by the Beijing government – to hold a popular vote for five new District Council functional constituencies.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cheung Man Kwong – Personal Data". Retrieved 14 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Cheers and jeers for political reform vote, South China Morning Post, Gary Cheung, Albert Wong and Fanny WY Fung, 25 June 2010

External links[edit]

Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Preceded by
Szeto Wah
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Teaching
1991–1995
Succeeded by
Himself
as Representative for Education
Preceded by
Himself
as Representative for Teaching
Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Education
1995–1997
Replaced by Provisional Legislative Council
New parliament Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Education
1998–2012
Succeeded by
Ip Kin-yuen
Educational offices
Preceded by
Szeto Wah
Chairman of HKPTU
1990–2010
Succeeded by
Fung Wai-wah