Hong Kong Anniversaries | Commons Debate : 29th June 2022

That this House calls on the Government to develop separate but aligned cross-Government strategies for both Russia and China; and further calls on the Government to support the international order, working with allies across the globe to develop an approach to Russia and China that, whilst recognising their separate legitimate interests, ensures a robust defence of both UK interests and democratic values.

Relationship with Russia and China | Commons Debate : 24th Feb 2022

That this House calls on the Government to develop separate but aligned cross-Government strategies for both Russia and China; and further calls on the Government to support the international order, working with allies across the globe to develop an approach to Russia and China that, whilst recognising their separate legitimate interests, ensures a robust defence of both UK interests and democratic values.

UK-Taiwan Friendship and Co-operation | Commons Debate : 10th Feb 2022

Alicia Kearns (Rutland and Melton) (Con): I beg to move, That this House notes the importance of the UK’s relationship with Taiwan; calls on the Government to continue to work towards the strengthening of the UK-Taiwan trade relationship and deepening of security cooperation; and further calls on the Government to support Taiwan’s recognition in the international community.

UK at forefront of standing up forcefully for freedom and democracy, security and stability? | Commons Debate : 26th Jan 2022

Rob Butler, Conservative MP for Aylesbury asked the Prime Minister: “Alongside the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine there are real fears of China invading Taiwan. On Sunday, Beijing staged the largest incursion into Taiwan’s airspace since October. Does he agree with me that military aggression and threat of occupation are never acceptable anywhere in the world and will he confirm that under this Conservative Government, the UK will always be at the forefront of standing up forcefully for freedom and democracy, security and stability.

Foreign Office Questions | Commons Debate : 26th Oct 2021

Rob Butler: In recent weeks, there has been an alarming increase in the number of Chinese military jets staging incursions into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone. Given China’s repeated statements that reunification with Taiwan must happen, which of course the Taiwanese do not want, and China’s recent record in Hong Kong, will my right hon. Friend tell the House what diplomatic efforts are being made to strengthen UK relations in order to ensure the stability of that region?

AUKUS: Impact on Anglo-Chinese Relations | Westminster Hall Debate : 20th Oct 2021

Daniel Kawczynski: I was aware that my hon. Friend was one of those esteemed colleagues to have been sanctioned already by the Chinese Communist regime, and it would be an honour to serve alongside him with that accolade. Yes, of course I will be coming on to Taiwan. He anticipated that key issue, which I intend to raise. Some of us Conservative MPs enjoy regular meetings with the Taiwanese ambassador at his embassy, where we listen to Taiwan’s perspective, and I appreciate doing that.

What are UK implications of China invading Taiwan? | Commons Debate : 16th Sept 2021

Mrs Theresa May, (Maidenhead) (Con): My right hon. Friend said yesterday that this partnership has
“the aim of working hand in glove to preserve security and stability in the Indo-Pacific.” What are the implications of this pact for the stance and response the United Kingdom would take should China attempt to invade Taiwan?

Will UK support the Taiwanese? | Commons Debate : 6th Sept 2021

Sir Iain Duncan Smith, (Chingford and Woodford Green) (Con): I thank my right hon. Friend for his statement. Has he noticed that the Chinese Government, since our departure from Afghanistan, have used Afghanistan to up their threats on Taiwan, with hundreds of overflights threatening the Taiwanese and telling them that, when the war comes, the US will not be there to support them?