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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:09 pm on 10th June 2019.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton 4:09 pm, 10th June 2019

Lord Patten has said that the decision to exclude any extradition agreement between Hong Kong and mainland China in 1997 was not a loophole, but a deliberate decision that was made in order to protect the autonomy of Hong Kong and the firewall between it and China. Does the Minister agree that if countries speak with one voice in expressing concerns about this issue, there is likely to be more of an impact? What is the UK doing to join like-minded countries in expressing such concerns?