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Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: British National (Overseas) (22 Jan 2021)

the Bishop of St Albans: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the potential impact of the restrictions in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic on the processing of Hong Kong British National (Overseas) visa applications; and what steps they are taking to address any such impact.

Written Answers — Treasury: Economic Cooperation (21 Jan 2021)

John Glen: ...last four years this has included: UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue (July 2017, August 2018, and December 2020);UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue (December 2017 and June 2019);UK-Hong Kong Financial Dialogue (May 2019);UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (April 2017 and October 2020);UK-Japan Financial Dialogue (January 2018, December 2018, and December...

Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill - Second Reading (20 Jan 2021)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...the genocide against the Uighurs. I am confident that your Lordships’ House will try to assist the Government with that in the Trade Bill, speaking out as a signatory to the Joint Declaration on Hong Kong over China’s breaking of that international treaty. I declare my position on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hong Kong. It is almost as though we have two different Governments...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Human Rights (20 Jan 2021)

Stephen Kinnock: ...(a) for defending democracy and upholding the rule of law and (b) generally of British barrister David Perry QC leading the prosecution of Jimmy Lai and eight other pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.

Trade Bill: After Clause 2 - Parliamentary approval of trade agreements (19 Jan 2021)

Greg Hands: ...) on the importance of our trade agenda. My hon. Friend the Member for Gedling (Tom Randall) is quite right. He is passionate—he is the vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on Hong Kong—but he also said that lawmaking is about workable rules and doubted whether a court should have the right to automatically revoke an international treaty. May I also say a few words...

Xinjiang: Forced Labour - Statement (19 Jan 2021)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...faced by the Uighur Muslims and, let us also not forget, other minorities within Xinjiang. We have acted. Of course, I take note of the issue around sanctions, but the actions we have taken—in Hong Kong, in engaging and showing international support, on the issues and limitations on extradition treaties with Hong Kong, arms exports and the recent provisions we have announced on forced...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Immigration Controls (19 Jan 2021)

Angela Crawley: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Hong Kong Government on border restrictions on people travelling from the UK.

Written Answers — Home Office: Youth Mobility Scheme (19 Jan 2021)

Kevin Foster: The UK currently operates nine Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) arrangements with Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Korea, San Marino, Japan, Monaco, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. As each YMS is subject to a bilateral, reciprocal agreement which also provides benefit to UK Nationals, the Home Office will not add nations to the scheme unilaterally in the absence of such an agreement. Looking to the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: British National (Overseas) (19 Jan 2021)

Sarah Owen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what progress the Government has made on the introduction of the Hong Kong British National Overseas visa scheme.

Written Answers — Home Office: Falun Gong: China (19 Jan 2021)

Owen Thompson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to extend the Government’s Country Policy and Information Note on Falun Gong in China to include Hong Kong if the new National Security Law results in following Falun Gong being outlawed in Hong Kong.

Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Marriage (18 Jan 2021)

Kevin Foster: The Hong Kong British National (Overseas) (BN(O) route opens for applications from 31 January 2021. BN(O) citizens and their partners with permission on the Hong Kong BN(O) route may give notice of their intention to get married or form a civil partnership, but a referral to Home Office immigration for investigation may take place. Further information can be found at:...

Written Answers — Home Office: Right of Abode: Hong Kong (18 Jan 2021)

Lord Craig of Radley: ...by the Minister for Future Borders and Immigration on 9 June 2020 in the response to the letter from Lord Craig of Radley on 19 March 2020, whether they have made a decision on the requests of 64 Hong Kong Military Service Corps veterans for right of abode in the UK.

Foreign Policy: UK-EU Dialogue - Question (14 Jan 2021)

Baroness Northover: .... Why then did the United Kingdom not take forward a formal arrangement despite EU willingness? Will the Government now do so? If not, how do they plan to protect and promote our interests in Hong Kong or on sanctions and other issues?

Public Bill Committee: Telecommunications (Security) Bill: Examination of Witnesses (14 Jan 2021)

Chi Onwurah: Q I ask these questions on behalf of Catherine West. Vodafone runs networks across Europe, and so does Three, whose owner is headquartered in Hong Kong, and O2, which is owned by Telefónica. Does the Bill duplicate or reflect legislation that you have seen elsewhere in your operations? What international comparisons are you aware of? Also, we have talked about standards being a key part of...

Kashmir (13 Jan 2021)

James Daly: ..., and young people are disappearing, yet we do not see that on television screens in the western world—we do not see it on the BBC. Quite rightly, we recently saw coverage of the issues in Hong Kong and other places. Kashmiris are people who we represent—they are our friends, and this issue affects their daily lives. We must take a stand. All I ask from the excellent Minister—I know...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: China: Military Aircraft (13 Jan 2021)

Jeremy Quin: ...first two airframes to be modified to become RAF Wedgetail AEW Mk1 aircraft were manufactured by Boeing in the United States. They were initially operated by commercial airlines based in China and Hong Kong, and were then acquired by Boeing from the commercial market via a broker. The use of second-hand airframes provides a significant schedule and cost benefit to the programme, which will...

Xinjiang: Forced Labour (12 Jan 2021)

Henry Smith: Whether it be abuses against the Uyghur in Xinjiang or against people in Hong Kong, Tibet or elsewhere, does my right hon. Friend agree that it is the responsibility of the United Kingdom to build a global alliance to ensure that we act together against a China that is going against international norms? What is this country doing in that respect?

Global Britain (11 Jan 2021)

Henry Smith: ...not only be focused on trade, vital though it is, we must not be afraid to challenge those in the world who do us and the global community harm. With China, there is its abuse of liberties in Hong Kong, its abuse against the Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and the fact that it was, at best, guilty of neglect in seeking to cover up the initial impacts of the covid-19 epidemic, which grew into a...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hong Kong: Coronavirus (11 Jan 2021)

Lisa Nandy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Hong Kong Government on the welfare of Hong Kong residents stranded in the UK as a result of the decision to ban arrivals from the UK.

EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement - Motion to Take Note (8 Jan 2021)

Lord Shinkwin: ..., especially our faith in parliamentary democracy as a value-based system that delivers both stability and prosperity. The terrifying scenes from Capitol Hill are a reminder that it is not just in Hong Kong that democracy is under assault. The essence of democracy is that, as we all know, it allows for change; it allows the pendulum to swing in accordance with the people’s will as...


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