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Posts Tagged: Hong Kong
Johnson must not fall for the myth that China is a coming global power, or that it won’t trade with Britain if the Government gets tough on human rights.
As Hong Kongers take to the streets to protect their rights, London bends over backwards to deny Beijing’s outright disregard for the Joint Declaration.
Benedict Rogers: Do I support those hurling molotov cocktails or attacking policemen in Hong Kong? No. But I understand them.
They want to defend their way of life, their basic freedoms, their human rights, all of which they see as increasingly threatened by Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
Luke de Pulford: China isn’t only an oppresssor in Hong Kong. It’s a threat to all of us. Here’s how to respond.
No deals with Huawei, no control of our nuclear industry, no more infiltration in our university research programmes. We need a values-led strategy.
Raab trod gingerly in Heseltine’s footsteps, while the Leader of the House presented the Shakespearean drama of politics.
Unbridled worship of the market, ahead of principle, responsibility and loyalty, would be a betrayal of our Party’s history.
Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
As the Foreign Secretary’s intervention on Hong Kong shows, Britain is a country which honours its responsibilities to former territories.
Jeremy Hunt was the best Foreign Secretary of recent times – and his successor’s record gives me hope he will build on that legacy.
Sponsored Post: Stand With Hong Kong: Boris, please show the world that Britain will keep her promise on Hong Kong’s freedom
Time is not on our side – but under a new Prime Minister, the UK can stand with Hongkongers and uphold our freedom.
We should make it clear that further attempts to encroach on Hong Kong’s freedoms and rule of law would have consequences for China.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and Sheela Mackintosh-Stewart: How Conservative Friends of the Chinese are winning support
Our pro-active outreach efforts have built up a substantial contact book, put activists on the ground, and delivered a Tory poll lead amongst these voters.
Profile: Singapore, the city state mistakenly held out by Eurosceptics as an example for Britain to follow
Conservatives ought to know without being told that one cannot just take a glance round the world, see which culture one likes the look of, and graft it onto one’s own.