HC Deb 20 March 1998 vol 308 c772W
Mr. Faber

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received from(a) hon. Members and (b) NGOs concerning his decision not to support this year's UNCHR resolution on China's record on human rights. [35555]

Mr. Fatchett

We have received representations from certain hon. Members and from NGOs who disagree with the decision not to pursue a resolution on China at this year's UNCHR. We remain of the view that the EU's dialogue-based approach, supported by practical cooperation, is the best way to bring about real improvements in China.

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