HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 c1377W
Norman Baker

To ask the Prime Minister what account he took of Anglo-Chinese relations before deciding not to meet the Dalai Lama on his planned visit to the UK. [159797]

The Prime Minister

None. I am unfortunately unable to meet the Dalai Lama due to existing diary commitments. However, my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary will be meeting the Dalai Lama during his visit.