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Volume 470: debated on Friday 25 January 2008

To ask the Prime Minister (1) whether he plans to discuss the human rights situation in Tibet on his forthcoming visit to China; (180054)

(2) whether he plans to raise the issue of the human rights situation in Burma with Chinese officials on his forthcoming visit to China;

(3) whether he plans to discuss China’s use of the death penalty with Chinese officials on his forthcoming visit to China.

To ask the Prime Minister whether he discussed (a) the Chinese One Child Policy and (b) forced abortion with the authorities during his visit to China; and if he will make a statement. (182896)

I discussed a wide range of issues on my visit to China. I refer the hon. Members to the press conference I held with Premier Wen of China in Beijing on 18 January 2008. A transcript of this is available on the No. 10 website:

http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page14307.asp

and a copy has been placed in the Library of the House.