China

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 20th July 2020.

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Photo of Jerome Mayhew Jerome Mayhew Conservative, Broadland 3:43 pm, 20th July 2020

When the Communist party of China decided to breach the Sino-British Joint Declaration, it knew that it put at risk extradition treaties from countries that value the rule of law. Does my right hon. Friend agree that, while we continue to welcome China’s development as a leading economic power, the rules-based international system protects us all and must be defended?