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Amnesty International Report 2021/22 - Question (27 Apr 2022)

Lord Cormack: My Lords, I am sure my noble friend would agree that on this subject there is real concern about many areas of the world. May I single out two? One is Hong Kong and the other is India, where the Prime Minister paid a visit last week and where those who worship according to the Muslim, Christian and other faiths are constantly in a degree of difficulty and often treated abominably. Was the...

Nationality and Borders Bill: Before Clause 11 - Compliance with the Refugee Convention (26 Apr 2022)

Paul Blomfield: ...system. The central premise of this Bill is that, as an alternative to irregular routes, there should be safe and legal routes. Aside from the specific programmes for Ukraine, Afghanistan and Hong Kong, will the Minister spell out clearly to the House what legal routes are available to asylum seekers?

Ukraine (26 Apr 2022)

Siobhan Baillie: ...but the Homes for Ukraine scheme has never been done before anywhere in the world. As we know, the Home Office is already stretched with various schemes to look after families from Afghanistan and Hong Kong, on top of all its day-to-day business. I am the first to criticise, sometimes but not always constructively, when I see problems, but I believe the public understand that, although we...

Nationality and Borders Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion B1 (as an amendment to Motion B) (26 Apr 2022)

Lord Horam: ...extent to which we have already accommodated refugees and the figures she quoted, but I still think that we do not have enough legal routes for the generality of refugees, leaving aside those from Hong Kong, the Afghans and Syrians and so forth. The noble Lord, Lord Paddick, made the point very well on the previous group of amendments that if we compare the number of asylum seekers to the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: British National (Overseas) (26 Apr 2022)

Charlotte Nichols: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what mental health support is being offered to people arriving in the UK as refugees under the Hong Kong British National (Overseas) route; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Human Rights (26 Apr 2022)

Matt Vickers: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to help support the human rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Political Prisoners (26 Apr 2022)

Catherine West: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to support political prisoners in Hong Kong who have British citizenship.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Admissions (25 Apr 2022)

Robin Walker: ...’s home address will be determined. The department provides advice, in Ukrainian and Russian, to parents on finding a school place in the Ukraine welcome pack, similar to the advice we provide Hong Kong British National (Overseas) and Afghan migrants. The department have also recently updated our website giving advice to local authorities and schools on the admission rights of foreign...

Written Answers — Home Office: Homelessness: EU Nationals (25 Apr 2022)

Kevin Foster: ...to, the RSSS supports them to resolve their status and gain access to that support. Migrants with leave under the family and human rights routes, and those who have been granted leave on the Hong Kong British National (Overseas) visa route as a British National (Overseas) status holder or a family member of a British National (Overseas) status holder, can apply, for free, to have their...

Digital Persecution (21 Apr 2022)

Amanda Milling: ...human rights violations. The UK co-founded the Media Freedom Coalition in defence of journalists. The coalition has issued statements about the deteriorating media environments in Egypt, Belarus, Hong Kong, Myanmar and Russia, among others. We have committed £3 million over five years to the UNESCO global media defence fund, which has supported more than 1,700 journalists, including many...

Drug Crime: British Nationals Detained Overseas (20 Apr 2022)

Kevin Brennan: ..., are two other British-Iranians whose arbitrary imprisonment continues despite the recent negotiations. There is also British citizen Jimmy Lai, who is being held in solitary confinement in Hong Kong under the dystopian national security law. Today, however, I want primarily to tell the story of my 30-year-old constituent Luke Symons, who has been held without charge or trial by the...

Global Migration Challenge (19 Apr 2022)

Priti Patel: ...routes. As I announced in my statement, we have resettled over 180,000 people through safe and legal routes—more than any Government in recent years. Those routes include Syria, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and now Ukraine. We will continue to do exactly that. I have said in the House on a number of occasions that safe and legal routes should be bespoke because every single crisis is unique....

Written Answers — Home Office: Disability: Employment (19 Apr 2022)

Kevin Foster: ...people who have been granted status under the EU Settlement Scheme, Commonwealth citizens with UK Ancestry visas, visa holders under our route for British National (Overseas) ordinarily resident in Hong Kong, dependants of those here on our economic routes and those in the UK under our Youth Mobility Schemes. They have full access to the UK labour market and are free to work in the UK in...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Judiciary: Hong Kong (14 Apr 2022)

Lord Truscott: To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the resignation of Lord Reed of Allermuir and Lord Patrick Hodge from the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong, which judges who sit in courts in England and Wales are also working as part of Hong Kong's judicial system.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Ukraine (11 Apr 2022)

Kevin Foster: The UK has a long and proud history of welcoming people, including recent arrivals from Syria, Afghanistan and Hong Kong. Every scheme is different and learns from the successes or challenges of those before. The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which prompted the Government’s humanitarian response, is a very different set of circumstances to those which led to the Government’s other...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Security (11 Apr 2022)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with their counterparts in Hong Kong regarding the targeting of UK citizens under the National Security Law.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Security (11 Apr 2022)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect UK NGOs that are potentially subject to prosecution under Hong Kong’s National Security Law.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China and EU Countries: Extradition (11 Apr 2022)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The UK has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong indefinitely. Until there are clear and robust safeguards that can prevent extradition from the UK under the new national security legislation, the treaty will not be reactivated. Extradition treaties between EU Members States and China are a matter for those countries to determine. Freedom of movement between the UK and the EU ended...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Security (11 Apr 2022)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the new Hong Kong National Security Law, and (2) the blocking of Hong Kong Watch’s website in the territory; and whether they will update their travel advice for Hong Kong.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Security (11 Apr 2022)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the blocking of Hong Kong Watch’s website in that territory, what assessment they have made of the extraterritoriality clause of the Hong Kong National Security Law.


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