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

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Photo of Richard Graham Richard Graham Conservative, Gloucester 3:43 pm, 20th July 2020

In suspending our extradition treaty with Hong Kong, has the Foreign Secretary decided that one country, two systems in Hong Kong is dead, in which case it would be wrong for UK and Commonwealth judges to play such an important role in the Court of Final Appeal, or has he decided to wait to see how China implements the security law while working to preserve other aspects of the joint declaration—particularly Hong Kong’s independent rule of law, under which our judges have played such an important role in the CFA?