Lord Blencathra | Written Questions : 19th Nov 2021

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have, if any, to call for Taiwan to be given observer status at Interpol. Taiwan has a valuable contribution to make on issues of global concern, including efforts to combat international organised crime. We therefore support Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international organisations, where there is no pre-requisite of statehood for participation.

Draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Taiwan) Order 2021 | In Committee : 25th Nov 2021

The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Lucy Frazer: “I beg to move, that the Committee has considered the draft Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Taiwan) Order 2021. The draft order will give effect to a protocol that was agreed in August to amend the existing double taxation agreement, or DTA, in relation to Taiwan.

China Genocide | Lords Debate : 25th Nov 2021

Does the patrolling of the Taiwan Strait by the US warship and of similar passages by the navies of the UK, Canada and France signal the intention to go beyond the optics? The mantra of “one country, two systems” has suffered a shocking demise in Hong Kong. There is still time to prevent a similar outcome for Taiwan, but this surely means that there must be contingency plans, which must take effect immediately.

Lord Dodds | Written Questions : 23rd Nov 2021

Lord Dodds of Duncairn, Democratic Unionist Party, Life peer Lords, To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of the United States of America about the defence of Taiwan following the statement on 21 October by President Biden that the United States has a “commitment” to defend Taiwan.

Stewart Malcolm McDonald | Written Questions : 19th Nov 2021

Stewart Malcolm McDonald, Scottish National Party, Glasgow South Commons, To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, when officials in her Department last communicated with the office of the Lord Provost of Glasgow in relation to Taiwan; and if she will publish a minute of those discussions.