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Hong Kong (Chinese Refugees)

Volume 885: debated on Friday 31 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many refugees from Communist China who have entered Hong Kong illegally since the beginning of December 1974 have been handed back to the Chinese authorities; and what is Her Majesty's Government's policy in this connection.

The total number of illegal immigrants from China, who were refused permission to enter Hong Kong between 30th November 1974 and 28th January 1975, was 314. On policy, I have nothing to add to the answer which I gave to the hon. Member for Epping Forest (Mr. Biggs-Davison) on 21st January 1975.—[Vol. 884, c. 314]