Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL9754):
Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the decision by the Hong Kong police to establish a multiplatform hotline to encourage the public to report potential breaches of national security. (HL9754)
Tabled on: 29 October 2020
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:
We have made clear our concerns about the National Security Law, which is a clear and serious breach of the Joint Declaration. We continue to be concerned by the targeting of law-makers and activists, which is further evidence of efforts to silence opposition. We expect any arrests and judicial processes to be conducted in a fair and transparent manner. It is essential that due process is followed and that the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong are respected in full.
Date and time of answer: 10 Nov 2020 at 16:22.