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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Diplomatic Service (19 Apr 2024)

David Rutley: ...11 Sierra Leone 15 Singapore 105 Slovakia 38 Slovenia 17 South Africa 195 South Korea 40 Spain 4143 Sri Lanka 86 St Lucia 21 Sudan 34 Sweden 110 Switzerland 157 Taiwan 22 Tajikistan 6 Tanzania 36 Thailand 1383 The Gambia 48 Trinidad and Tobago 40 Tunisia 75 Turkey 947 Uganda 52 Ukraine 56 United Arab Emirates 658 United...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Taiwan: Earthquakes (18 Apr 2024)

Catherine West: To ask the Deputy Foreign Secretary, what support his Department offered to Taiwan after the recent earthquake.

Iran and Israel - Statement (15 Apr 2024)

Lord Harris of Haringey: increase the defence budget in the recent financial statement? In the context of widening international tensions, not just in the Middle East but in Europe itself, and China’s threats against Taiwan, is he really satisfied that we are doing enough to prepare for some of the threats that might happen in terms of international relations? A specific point has been made about drones....

Cybersecurity and UK Democracy - Statement (26 Mar 2024)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: Hong Kong, where there are 1,700 people incarcerated, some of them, such as Jimmy Lai, on trial even as we meet; and with the untold brutality we have seen in Tibet and the daily intimidation of Taiwan. In those circumstances, there are no grounds for being complacent. In being robust, why is it that no public official in Hong Kong has yet been sanctioned, yet our ally the United States...

Taiwan Strait (25 Mar 2024)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...(Stewart Malcolm McDonald) for securing the debate, and I thank him and other hon. Members for their thoughtful contributions. I will do my best to respond to all the points that have been raised. Taiwan is a thriving economy of over 23 million people, with whom the UK shares both values and deep ties, and Members of this House will be familiar with the unique nature of our relationship....

Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (22 Mar 2024)

Viscount Chandos: ...of people in the world will go to the polls in general elections, as the noble Lord said. The Thomson Foundation has commissioned research into the incidence of AI-fuelled disinformation in the Taiwanese presidential elections in mid-January, conducted by Professor Chen-Ling Hung of National Taiwan University. Your Lordships may not be surprised that the preliminary conclusions of the...

Armed Forces Readiness and Defence Equipment (21 Mar 2024)

Mark Francois: posture. The much-vaunted integrated review has now been completely overtaken by events. In a world with increasing Iranian-inspired violence in the middle east, sulphurous threats over Taiwan emanating from Beijing and now the state-sponsored murder of Alexei Navalny, even the most naive liberals surely have to concede that the Defence Secretary might just be right. The...

Hong Kong Security Legislation - Commons Urgent Question (21 Mar 2024)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...doing this in co-ordination with others. A genocide had been declared in Xinjiang. Whom have we brought to justice? What sanctions have we imposed in those circumstances? There are daily threats to Taiwan and we have seen extraordinary cruelty and barbarism in Tibet, along with anybody who is a political or religious dissident being imprisoned —and, yes, seven Members of both Houses of...

Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - Commons Reasons: Motion A1 (as an amendment to Motion A) (20 Mar 2024)

Lord Coaker: ...they are doing is illegal. We support all of that because what they are doing is illegal under international law. Why are we upset with what China says with respect to Hong Kong or with respect to Taiwan? Because we believe that it breaks international law. Where is our global reputation as a country with regards to the pursuit and maintenance of international law if, within a fundamental...

Written Answers — Home Office: Airports: Taiwan (20 Mar 2024)

Navendu Mishra: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he has had discussions with his counterpart in Taiwan on the use of e-gates for Taiwanese nationals at UK airports.

Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (IAC Report) - Motion to Take Note (19 Mar 2024)

Lord Fox: ...avoid answering questions on the Government’s position. At some point soon, it will be time for the Government to spell out their approach to the accession of other countries, including China and Taiwan, which my noble friend mentioned, and to confirm a role for Parliament in any negotiations for new countries to accede to the treaty. Perhaps one question that the Minister can tackle,...

Trade (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 - Report: accession of states to the CPTPP (19 Mar 2024)

Greg Hands: ..., has gained support and attention, and been effective in doing so. Indeed, he has helped to achieve changes in policy in relation to supply chains in Xinjiang, and I agree with his support for Taiwan —a full member of the World Trade Organisation—as an important trade partner for the UK. We are positive about this kind of debate in the House. The right hon. Member for Birmingham,...

Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Mar 2024)

Mark Francois: ...armed forces of funding, until it was too late, that we failed to deter Adolf Hitler, and 50 million people tragically died in the second world war. Russia has invaded Ukraine, China is threatening Taiwan, and British shipping is being attacked by Houthis in the Red sea. Could you please assure me, as the son of a D-day veteran, and the House of Commons that we are not going to forget the...

backbench business: LGBT History Month — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] ( 7 Mar 2024)

Elliot Colburn: ...rights, anti-discrimination laws, advances in the rights of trans people to gender recognition and others, have been passed in places such as New Zealand, Colombia, Australia, Mexico, Cuba, Taiwan, Paraguay, Thailand, Iceland, Georgia, Italy, Cyprus, Germany, South Korea, Pakistan and more. There is much to be positive about and we welcome that progress around that world. However, a point...

Foreign Affairs - Motion to Take Note (Continued) ( 5 Mar 2024)

Baroness Stroud: think that the wars in the Middle East and Ukraine are purely isolated incidents. They are emblematic of the shifting of geopolitical tectonic plates. The odds that a third front opens up in Taiwan or the South China Sea grow sadly shorter by the day. Xi has consistently stressed that the Taiwan issue cannot be passed on from generation to generation. US intelligence sources and the...

Foreign Affairs - Motion to Take Note ( 5 Mar 2024)

Baroness Fall: ..., the Middle East and China—two are live, kinetic even, and China is in the waiting room. Meanwhile, half the world is going to the polls in elections which will profoundly affect us all, from Taiwan at the beginning of the year to India and of course the USA towards the end of the year, elections which also drive a degree of introspection, which is difficult at a time when global...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Foreign Relations ( 4 Mar 2024)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: ...People's Republic of China, including in discussions between the Foreign Secretary and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Munich Security Conference, regarding that country's behaviour towards Taiwan, including its adjustment of flight routes in the Taiwan Strait.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Taiwan Strait: Air Routes (22 Feb 2024)

Lord Blencathra: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking in response to the changes by China to the M503, W122 and W123 air traffic routes in the Taiwan Strait; and what plans they have to raise this in the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Taiwan Strait: Air Routes (22 Feb 2024)

Lord Rogan: To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of China concerning its decision to change the M503, W122 and W123 flight routes near the Taiwan Strait meridian line.

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