Relations with China: Xi Jinping Presidency — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair]

Part of Backbench Business – in Westminster Hall at 1:59 pm on 16th March 2023.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Margaret Ferrier Margaret Ferrier Independent, Rutherglen and Hamilton West 1:59 pm, 16th March 2023

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has expressed concerns over Hong Kong’s national security law. It is particularly concerned about the “lack of transparency” around the detention and trials of arrestees and

“the lack of access to lawyers” in these cases. Does the hon. Member share these concerns and agree that Ministers should seek further clarity about the reality on the ground?