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Taiwan | Lords Debate : 14th July 2022

Taiwan | Lords Debate : 14th July 2022

On Thursday 14th July, Lord West of Spithead (Labour), the former First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, tabled a question for short debate in the House of Lords on topic of China.

The question tabled was ‘To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to respond to the long-term security challenges posed by China.’

In his speech, Lord West highlights a wide range of security threats China posed to the UK. His only reference to Taiwan was to note his view that “the current war in Europe [does not] mean that the Chinese will invade Taiwan barring some very dramatic change.”

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