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11 Mar 2021

UK denounces China proposal to assess Hong Kong election candidates’ loyalty to Beijing

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Leading members of the US Congress are calling for more sanctions on China after it ignored foreign critics and passed a new law, reducing the proportion of democratically elected lawmakers in Hong Kong.

The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the space for democratic debate was being ‘hollowed out’. Our foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Rugman reports.