HC Deb 07 February 1990 vol 166 c694W
58. Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what are the latest figures for numbers of Vietnamese boat people repatriated forcibly and voluntarily from Hong Kong.

Mr. Maude

Eleven hundred and one Vietnamese have returned voluntarily from Hong Kong to Vietnam. Fifty-one Vietnamese, who had not volunteered to return, were repatriated on 12 December 1989. No force was used.

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