Thank you, Mr Speaker.
I thank my hon. Friend for his comments.
As I mentioned earlier, this is a live debate at the moment because of a particular case, which is very much at a preliminary stage.
I think some of us get rather concerned by an independent Parliament, particularly members of the Executive at any one time, but that is
We very much hope and understand that, given the nature of the alleged offences and the protracted legal process, any individuals will no
I thank the hon.
The hon. Gentleman and I were on a trip to Hong Kong more years ago than I care to imagine—I think it was about 13 years ago.
I am happy to confirm that.
I thank my hon. Friend for his question, and I very much agree with what he has to say.
I thank my hon. Friend, who speaks so knowledgably about these issues, particularly in relation to Hong Kong but also China as a whole.