The calls for Hong Kong’s extradition bill to be withdrawn have finally been answered, after three months of protests, strikes and violent clashes which have seen the city plunged into chaos. To say that the chief executive’s belated and somewhat begrudging concession is too little, too late is an understatement. It is not surprising that Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet Ngor’s decision to meet the first of the protesters’ demands – withdrawal of the bill – has been greeted with scepticism. It was swiftly…