China: Human Rights:Written question - 58398

Asked by Tim Loughton
(East Worthing and Shoreham)

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Asked on: 20 December 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
China: Human Rights
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether human rights issues were raised during the recent (a) UK-China Economic and Trade Dialogue and (b) UK-China People to People Dialogue.
Answered by: Alok Sharma
Answered on: 09 January 2017

The Secretary of State for Health, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for South West Surrey (Mr Hunt), raised human rights issues in his discussions with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong on 5 December during the UK-China 'People to People' dialogue. Human Rights issues were not raised at the UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue on 10 November.

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