UK lawmakers call for BN(O) residency rights

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An influential committee of British lawmakers has urged the London government to grant Hong Kong people who hold British National (Overseas) passports the right to live and work in the United Kingdom

RTHK | 2019-11-06 HKT 01:25

British lawmakers issued the report ahead of a general election in December. Image: Shutterstock
2019-11-06 HKT 01:25
British lawmakers issued the report ahead of a general election in December. Image: Shutterstock
2019-11-06 HKT 01:25

In a report, the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee also expressed concern that continuing participation by British judges in the SAR’s Court of Final Appeal could lead it to “inadvertently appear complicit in supporting and participating in a system that is undermining the rule of law”.

We further recommend that the government extends the right of abode to Hong Kong residents who are British National (Overseas) passport holders as a means of reassurance that the UK cares about its nationals.

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Source: RTHK

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