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China: Detainees

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 83267, tabled on 29 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether her Department has made an assessment of the number of people who hold British passports that are being detained in China under the National Security Law.

Answered on

7 December 2021

Consular Transparency Data for 2020 can be found on GOV.UK ( This includes the number of new arrest or detention cases that have been opened by consular staff relating to British nationals in China.