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China: Embassies

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 138402, tabled on 15 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the planning dispute between Belfast City Council and the Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Belfast has been resolved.

Answered on

20 January 2021

Belfast City Council and the Chinese Consulate currently have a positive working relationship, as highlighted by recent exchanges between the First and Deputy First Ministers and the Consul General. As a sign of this continuing positive relationship, the Consulate has now made planning and listed building applications for further development at its premises.

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