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Thousands of residents have already excoriated the massive plan, while questions remain over what it does to the land supply task force, how much it will cost, and whether it can pass the legislature

the reaction since she unveiled the blueprint on October 10 suggests Lam has a lot more explaining – and convincing – to do.

Criticism has come not only from her long-time detractors but also some of her closest advisers.

Even politicians who believe she is right to get started on the long-term project now may hold back from expressing support, anxious not to upset voters ahead of next year’s district-level elections.

“I think the middle class has been triggered,” said lawmaker Tanya Chan, of the pro-democracy Civic Party.