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Dalai Lama

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 40268, tabled on 10 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make it his policy not to recognise any future Dalai Lama where that person has been selected by the Chinese government.

Answered on

20 June 2016

I refer the Hon. Member to my answer to his question of 26 April (35532). The Government does not have a policy on the reincarnation of Tibetan Lamas, which includes the Dalai Lama.