HL Deb 05 July 1978 vol 394 cc1157-8WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What progress Hong Kong has made in applying in full or in part International Labour Organisation conventions, and how this compares with progress attained by other dependencies and Asian countries.


Hong Kong's performance in applying International Labour Organisation conventions compares favourably with those of most United Kingdom Dependent Territories as well as many Asian countries. The number of conventions ratified by a selection of countries are:—

Country Applied in full Applied in part
Hong Kong 23 15
Gibraltar 30 6
Bermuda 18 6
Japan 35 0
India 32 0
Singapore 21 0
Philippines 19 0
Malaysia 11 12
Thailand 11 0
Indonesia 8 0