HC Deb 23 November 1979 vol 974 c364W
Mr. Deakins

asked the Lord Privy Seal what representations have been received from the People's Republic of China about extension of democratic control over the internal affairs of Hong Kong; and if he is satisfied that any such extension would not be opposed by China.

Mr. Luce

No such representations have been received. My right hon. Friend cannot usefully comment on the possible Chinese attitude to hypothetical developments.

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