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– Written Answer by Anne-Marie Trevelyan (CON) 21st November 2023

“The UK believes that the people of Taiwan have a valuable contribution to make on issues of global concern. We therefore support Taiwanese meaningful participation in international organisations, as a member where statehood is not a prerequisite, and as an observer or guest where it is.”
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2024 Taiwan Presidential & Legislative Yuan Election results

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Lai Ching-te (DPP):   40.05 % *Winner
Hou Yu-ih (KMT):     33.49 %
Ko Wen-je (TPP):       26.46 %

Vote held 08:00~1600, Saturday January 13th, 2024.
Results announced at 21:00.

LEGISLATIVE YUAN ELECTION

KMT:    52 seats (+14 from 2020)
DPP:     51 seats (-10)
TPP:       8 seats (+3)
IND:       2 seats (-3)

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Stewart Malcolm McDonald | Oral Question : 30th Jan 2024

The results of economic modelling from the Rhodium Group, the RAND Corporation and, earlier this month, Bloomberg on the impact on global GDP of either an economic blockade by China on Taiwan or a full-scale invasion, are horrifying. Am I right that the Government have done their own economic modelling for both those scenarios? If so, will the Minister publish it?

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Jim Shannon | Written Questions : 30th Jan 2024

To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, whether he has had discussions with his international counterparts on tackling AI-generated misinformation reportedly targeted at disrupting the internal democratic processes of Taiwan.

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Taiwan has its own high speed railway with 12 stops over 220 miles. A journey from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung in the south (similar to London-Lancaster) takes 90 minutes and only costs £38.

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In the 20th century Taiwanese struggled to establish democracy. After 42 years of martial law ended in 1991, Taiwanese won the right to govern themselves and elect their own President and legislators.

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