Tai Po District Council

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Tai Po District Council
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Chair
Structure
Seats 24 councillors
9 / 24
5 / 24
3 / 24
2 / 24
1 / 24
Others
4 / 24
Elections
First past the post
Last election
6 November 2011
Meeting place
HK TaiPoComplex.JPG
Tai Po Complex, Tai Po
Website
www.districtcouncils.gov.hk/tp/

Tai Po District Council (Chinese: 大埔區議會) is the district council for the Tai Po District in Hong Kong. It is one of 18 district council. Tai Po District currently consists of 24 members, of which the district is divided into 19 constituencies, electing a total of 19 with 2 ex-officio members who are the Tai Po and Sai Kung North rural committee chairmen and 3 members appointed by the Chief Executive. The latest election was held in 2011.

Political control[edit]

Since 1982 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:

Camp in control Largest party Years
No Overall Control None 1982 - 1985
No Overall Control Reform Club 1985 - 1988
No Overall Control Meeting Point 1988 - 1991
No Overall Control LDF 1991 - 1994
Pro-Beijing Liberal 1994 - 1997
Pro-Beijing Liberal 1997 - 1999
Pro-Beijing Democratic 2000 - 2003
No Overall Control Democratic 2004 - 2007
Pro-Beijing DAB 2008 - 2011
Pro-Beijing DAB 2012 - present

Members represented[edit]

Code Constituency Name Political affiliation Notes
P01 Tai Po Hui LI Kwok Ying DAB
P02 Tai Po Central AU Chun Wah Democratic
P03 Chung Ting TAM Wing Fun Eric DAB
P04 Tai Yuen CHENG Chun Ping DAB
P05 Fu Heng WONG Chau Pak DAB
P06 Yee Fu YAM Kai Bong Neo Democrats
P07 Fu Ming Sun KWAN Wing Yip Neo Democrats
P08 Kwong Fuk & Plover Cove LAM Chuen DAB
P09 Wang Fuk WONG Pik Kiu DAB
P10 Tai Po Kau CHAN Siu Kuen NTAS
P11 Wan Tau Tong YU Chi Wing (Ken Yu) NTAS
P12 Sun Fu LO Sou Chour BPA [1]
P13 Lam Tsuen Valley CHAN Cho Leung BPA [1]
P14 Po Nga Wong Yung-kan DAB
P15 Tai Wo CHENG Chun Wo Independent
P16 Old Market & Serenity CHEUNG Kwok Wai (William) DAB
P17 Hong Lok Yuen TANG Yau Fat Independent
P18 Shuen Wan LAU Chee Sing (Dr.) Independent
P19 Sai Kung North HO Tai Wai David BPA
Appointed members CHEUNG Hok-ming DAB [1]
CHAN Chi-chiu, Henry NTAS [1]
YAU Wing-kwong Independent [1]
Ex Officio Members Tai Po Rural Committee Chairman Man Chun Fai BPA/Economic Synergy
Sai Kung North Rural Committee Chairman Tang Kwong Wing

List of chairmen[edit]

Before 1985 the chairman post was held by the District Officer. Since 1985, the post is elected by the councillors:

  1. Thomas Chan Chun-yuen (198? — 85)
Chairman Political affiliation Constituency Took office Left office Notes
Wong Yuen-cheung Nonpartisan Appointed 1985 1988
Ho Yung-sang Heung Yee Kuk Tai Po RC 1988 1994 [2]
Cheung Hok-ming DAB Tai Po RC 1994 1 January 2004 [3][4]
Cheng Chun-ping DAB Tai Yuen 1 January 2004 10 January 2008 [4]
Cheung Hok-ming DAB Appointed 10 January 2008 Incumbent [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Tai Po District Council - DC Members Details". Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Report on the Study Tour to China. Tai Po District Board. 1987. 
  3. ^ "Daily Information Bulletin". Government Information Services. 3 July 1997. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "HKSAR Tai Po District Council". webb-site.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 22°26′46″N 114°10′00″E / 22.4461°N 114.1666°E / 22.4461; 114.1666