Mar 10, 2011 06:55 PM

Official Warns of Land Grabs in Hukou Reform

(Beijing) – While the reform of the household registration system is currently being discussed at this year's annual Lianghui meeting, an official close to the State Council's rural affairs office says that proposals to confer migrant workers the same status as urban-dwellers could be misused by local governments.

The official, Chen Xiwen, is the director of the Central Rural Area's Affairs Head Office and member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Chen said to Caixin during the Lianghui sessions that the household categorization should be differentiated between various tiers of cities and towns.

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