Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland
Support is growing across Parliament for a more active response in the face of clear infringements by China on Hong Kong’s historic rights, writes Alistair Carmichael
As the UK looks to leave the European Union and seeks to build trading partnerships elsewhere the question will be asked – what price is trade with Britain? Pursue trade deals with despotic regimes while ignoring their human rights abuses and we risk losing our good name in a fire sale, warns Alistair Carmichael MP.
Former Liberal Democrat Cabinet minister Alistair Carmichael writes following his Urgent Question on the guilty verdict handed to pro- democracy activists in Hong Kong.