Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK will change immigration rules to allow Hong Kong citizens to come to the UK if China pushes ahead with imposing new security laws.
Johnson said the immigration changes “would amount to one of the biggest changes in our visa system in British history”.
“If it proves necessary, the British government will take this step and take it willingly.
“Many people in Hong Kong fear their way of life, which China pledged to uphold, is under threat.
“If China proceeds to justify their fears, then Britain could not in good conscience shrug our shoulders and walk away; instead we will honour our obligations and provide an alternative.”
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