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Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 9 (12 Feb 2024)

Lord Coaker: ...posed: why can we take action in the Red Sea? Because we are conforming with international law. Why can we say what we are saying to China about its attitude to Taiwan and its appalling attitude to Hong Kong? Because of international law. Why can we support Ukraine in the way we are? Because of our adherence to international law. In the past, as he will know, serious questions have been...

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 6 (12 Feb 2024)

Lord Blunkett: ...asylum when they reach our shores if they do not come with the appropriate accreditation and passport. As there are no current resettlement routes outside the particular routes for Ukraine and Hong Kong that are currently working, anyone outside those bespoke processes is denied asylum in the UK. The previous Home Secretary and her predecessor both made it very clear that what they were...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Jimmy Lai ( 9 Feb 2024)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what assessment he has made on the implications for his policies of the press release of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights entitled, Hong Kong SAR: UN expert warns against admission of evidence, allegedly secured through torture, in Jimmy Lai case, published on 31 January 2024; and when he last made representations to the...

Written Answers — Home Office: British National (Overseas): Pensions ( 7 Feb 2024)

Tom Pursglove: The UK firmly opposes the discrimination that British National (Overseas) status holders are facing in applying for early withdrawal of their pension funds held by the Mandatory Provident Fund in Hong Kong. The documentary requirements for accessing the scheme are a matter for the Hong Kong authorities. We have urged them to facilitate the early drawdown of funds as is the case for other Hong...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China ( 7 Feb 2024)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...Foreign Secretary in August 2023, and (2) whether he will raise (a) the government of China’s treatment of the Uyghurs, (b) the erosion of democracy and imprisonment of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, (c) the sanctioning of UK parliamentarians by the government of Hong Kong, and (d) the government of China’s threats against Taiwan.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Sanctions ( 5 Feb 2024)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to introduce sanctions against Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee and other Hong Kong officials responsible for the erosion of civil and political rights in Hong Kong.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Financial Services (31 Jan 2024)

Andrew Selous: To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what assessment he has made of the autonomy of Hong Kong’s (a) economic, (b) monetary and (c) financial systems.

Written Answers — Treasury: Hong Kong: Financial Services (30 Jan 2024)

Wera Hobhouse: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the viability of Hong Kong as an international financial centre.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Legal Migration Implementation Update (30 Jan 2024)

Tom Pursglove: ...abuse and further reduce net migration. Since the pandemic, the UK has experienced unprecedented levels of immigration. This is in large part due to growth in humanitarian routes like Ukraine, Hong Kong and Afghanistan, as well as growth in health and social care visas, and students. The latest official estimates show that net migration in the year to June 2023 was 672,000 - up...

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion (29 Jan 2024)

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...welcoming of those who come to this country via approved schemes. My friends and family in Beeston Rylands, the area where I grew up, and which has recently become home to hundreds of people from Hong Kong, are testimony to that. Whether or not the Rwanda scheme is implemented, it will likely do little to change the Conservative Party’s prospects come the next general election. That is...

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Second Reading (29 Jan 2024)

Lord Stewart of Dirleton: ...in need, through our provision of safe and legal routes. Since 2015, we have offered over half a million people safe and legal routes into the United Kingdom through our Afghanistan, Ukraine and Hong Kong routes. This includes over 28,700 refugees, including over 14,000 children, via our formal refugee resettlement schemes. These established resettlement schemes play a key role in the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Jimmy Lai (29 Jan 2024)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask His Majesty's Government what support they are providing to those UK citizens names as co-conspirators in the trial of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai.

Written Answers — Home Office: Hong Kong: Pensions (25 Jan 2024)

Andrew Rosindell: ...Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will hold discussions with (a) HSBC and (b) Standard Chartered on taking steps to publish all communications between their organisations and the Hong Kong Mandatory Provident Fund Authority in the last three years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Pensions: Hong Kong (25 Jan 2024)

Alistair Carmichael: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make representations to (a) HSBC and (b) other UK-based pension providers to accept early withdrawal requests from Hong Kongers on the British National (Overseas) visa scheme who intend to obtain an indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

International Human Rights Abuses: UK Response — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (24 Jan 2024)

David Rutley: .... We have also talked about China today. Every day, people across China face violations of their human rights, particularly in Xinjiang and Tibet, and rights and freedoms have also been eroded in Hong Kong. We consistently raise these matters at the highest levels with the Chinese authorities. We also conduct independent visits to areas of major concern wherever possible and support NGOs...

Written Answers — Home Office: British National (Overseas): Pensions (24 Jan 2024)

Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 December 2023 to Question 5408, if he will publish his Department's communications with the Hong Kong authorities on facilitating early drawdown of pension funds.

Written Answers — Home Office: British National (Overseas): Pensions (24 Jan 2024)

Tom Pursglove: We are aware of the difficulties British National (Overseas) (BN(O)) status holders are experiencing in seeking early withdrawal of their pension held by the Mandatory Provident Fund in Hong Kong. The root of the problem is the Chinese Government's decision not to recognise the BN(O) passport as a valid identity document in Hong Kong. The Government firmly opposes the discrimination of BN(O)s...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Jimmy Lai (24 Jan 2024)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask His Majesty's Government whether they have plans to issue a public statement in response to targeting by the government Hong Kong's of (1) Benedict Rogers of Hong Kong Watch, (2) Luke de Pulford of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, and (3) Bill Browder of the Global Magnitsky Justice Campaign, by alleging involvement with the case of British citizen Jimmy Lai.

Human Rights in Hong Kong — [Derek Twigg in the Chair] (23 Jan 2024)

Tim Loughton: ...and others, and work with the international community to not just call out China, but convince it that there can and will be consequences if it continues this affront to liberty and freedom in Hong Kong, in the rest of China, and beyond. Motion lapsed ( Standing Order No. 10(6)).


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