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Nationality and Borders Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 37 (1 Feb 2022)

Lord Etherton: ...of authority—and describe their situation seems unrealistic in many of these cases. Yes, it is true that we welcome large numbers of people under resettlement schemes—Afghanistan and Hong Kong are examples of those—but when we are talking about these other refugees, whom I would describe as the genuine refugees seeking one by one to escape from persecution, it seems to me that...

Nationality and Borders Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 36 (1 Feb 2022)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: ...on intelligence sharing with the aim of protecting vulnerable people. If I may be permitted a personal anecdote, I have some experience in operational sensitivities. When I served in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force, I spent much of my time on the border and was heavily involved in matters of migration. Some of it was profoundly harrowing, particularly the Vietnamese boat people, who were...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal: Judges (31 Jan 2022)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what sum the UK Supreme Court received from the government of Hong Kong in fees for UK judges sitting on the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in (1) 2017, (2) 2018, (3) 2019, and (4) 2020.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education: Hong Kong (28 Jan 2022)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department has made representations to universities in the UK that have (a) awarded honorary doctorates and (b) otherwise honoured members of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government in the context of its role in the Government-acknowledged ongoing breach of the Sino-British Declaration in Hong Kong.

Nationality and Borders Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 3 (27 Jan 2022)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: ...This group mostly comprises children and those with subsidiary categories of British nationality, such as British Overseas Territories Citizens and British National (Overseas) passport holders from Hong Kong who now have a route to citizenship through the bespoke British National (Overseas) visa. Nationality law should be amended to allow children born in the UK to be British citizens...

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees (27 Jan 2022)

Kevin Foster: ...British National (Overseas) status holders and their family members, which reflects the UK’s historic and moral commitment to people affected by the restrictions on their rights and freedoms in Hong Kong. As of 30 September 2021, there have been approximately 88,800 applications, with 76,176 successful grants since the route launched on 31 January.= Our New Plan for Immigration...

Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (26 Jan 2022)

Ruth Edwards: ...were sold. What are the risks? There is a huge impact on our constituents’ privacy. Your TV really could be watching you. Two years ago, footage stolen by hackers from home security cameras in Hong Kong was sold to pornographic websites—a huge invasion of people’s intimate private moments. There are numerous reports of baby monitors being hacked by paedophiles. There is also the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Administration of Justice (25 Jan 2022)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment she has made of the extent of state interference in Hong Kong's judicial system.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Administration of Justice (25 Jan 2022)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of potential state interference in the Hong Kong judicial system.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Topical Questions (25 Jan 2022)

Andrew Rosindell: The Chinese Communist party is expanding its grip over the people of Hong Kong, destroying the freedoms and liberties defended by the British Crown for 100 years. Will the Foreign Secretary join me in condemning China for its flagrant misuse of power and its undermining of the rule of law?

Written Answers — Home Office: British National (Overseas): Visas (24 Jan 2022)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...cost of citizenship registration fees for children; what steps they plan to take to address this; and what plans they have to extend the British National (Overseas) (BNO) visa scheme to those from Hong Kong aged 18–25 as long as one parent has BNO status.

Lawfare and UK Court System (20 Jan 2022)

James Cartlidge: home and abroad. It has also issued 20 statements on the deteriorating situations for media freedom concerns in various countries, including Yemen, the Philippines, Belarus, Egypt, China, Hong Kong, Myanmar and Russia. The Government recognise that global media freedom increases security and prosperity for all, which is why that was a cornerstone of our G7 presidency. Misinformation can...

Uyghur Tribunal Judgment (20 Jan 2022)

Catherine West: ...hon. Member for East Worthing and Shoreham (Tim Loughton), with his important work on Tibet. Professor Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, who led the panel of the Uyghur Tribunal, is a patron, along with me, of Hong Kong Watch and has taken an interest in China for many years. Members across the House have been very clear from the outset that we stand with the Chinese people, and it is with systematic...

Rebated Fuel Rules: Construction Industry (19 Jan 2022)

Jim Shannon: ...polished stone value aggregates for export markets. Every one of the roads around London is built on stone from the quarries in my constituency; the same stone from Northern Ireland is used in Hong Kong. Conexpo is a lucrative business, because people very much want to have that stone. However, at the same time, there is a cost factor. Conexpo has raised some important points explaining...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: British National (Overseas) (18 Jan 2022)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of changing the BN(O) visa scheme to enable any persons from Hong Kong who have at least one parent who is a British national (overseas) to apply for the British National (Overseas) visa.

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Report (6th Day): Amendment 133A (17 Jan 2022)

Viscount Colville of Culross: ...who have supported this amendment. I hope the Minister will listen very carefully to the concerns of the noble Baroness, Lady Altmann, about the sort of example we are setting to the refugees from Hong Kong, for instance. I have listened very carefully to the words of the Minister who claims that this clause will not cause any problems for giving permission for large protests on Parliament...

Foreign Interference: Intelligence and Security (17 Jan 2022)

Chris Bryant: ...and from China. The Government should indeed be sanctioning Chen Quanguo, Zhu Hailun, Zhu Changjie, Huo Liujun and, for that matter, Carrie Lam. They have been undermining human rights both in Hong Kong and in China. However, my biggest anxiety is that we have been saying for a long time—ever since the Home Secretary was on the Foreign Affairs Committee with us and we produced the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: British National (Overseas) (14 Jan 2022)

Mike Kane: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps she is taking to help ensure that people who have arrived in the UK through the Hong Kong British National (Overseas) route can access their Hong Kong Mandatory Provident Fund from the UK using a British National (Overseas) passport.

Points of Order (13 Jan 2022)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...-party parliamentary groups or with individuals. Is it possible that we will have a statement from Mr Speaker, from the Chair, about the risks? I am one of those who has done a lot to try to help Hong Kong Chinese who are fleeing the Communist regime. We have the names and numbers of people here in the UK, which leaves me worrying that some of them have been accessed by such an individual....

Business of the House (13 Jan 2022)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ...small island off the coast of the European continent, become one of the great empires in the world? It was thanks often to the work of people from Scotland. Why was it that, when I used to live in Hong Kong, there was Aberdeen in Hong Kong? It was because of the contribution of the Scottish people to making the whole of the United Kingdom a great nation. That is celebrated on the...

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