Following the measures introduced by the Government in response to the human rights violations being perpetrated in Xinjiang against the Uyghur Muslims, Sir Iain Duncan Smith argues that Magnitsky sanctions should have been included on the list.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith tables an Urgent Question on the UK Government’s response to the overwhelming evidence of the Chinese Government’s use of Uyghur slave labour in Xinjiang province. He calls on the Government to implement Magnitsky sanctions, hold a cross-departmental review of strategic dependency on China and support the Genocide amendment put forward in the House of Lords.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith calls for a more targeted approach to tackling the real covid infection risk as the application of Tier 3 to London will unfairly “hammer down” on the hospitality sector which has worked hard to keep the risk under control.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith backs Lord Frost and the Prime Minister who are basing the EU trade talk negotiations on the election manifesto. He says although this is entitled a trade deal, the truth is at the end of the day this is essentially about the sovereign control of our laws, our territorial waters and our trade.