House of Commons

Home Affairs Committee

Evidence session on British Nationals (Overseas) visa arrangements for Hong Kong

Second Report of Session 2021 - 22:

The UK’s offer of visa and settlement routes for residents of Hong Kong

Updated by 7 Jul 2021

The Home Affairs Committee has welcomed the Government’s introduction of the British National (Overseas) visa route for Hong Kongers impacted by new security laws, saying it is an important expression of the UK’s historic commitment to support the citizens of Hong Kong.

HoC HA Committee Summary.png

Meeting Minutes:

On 6 January 2021, the Home Affairs Committee held a formal meeting in the House of Commons in order to take evidence on visa and settlement routes for the residents of Hong Kong. 

Members presented include Yvette Cooper (Chair); Diane Abbott; Dehenna Davison; Laura Farris; Adam Holloway; Tim Loughton; Stuart C. McDonald.

Hongkongers in Britain (HKB) acted as one of the witnesses to provide evidence on the British Nationals (Overseas) visa arrangements for Hong Kong in the meeting. 

House of Commons has published the oral evidence transcripts on 28 April 2021. 

Inquiry Record:

https://committees.parliament.uk/work/929/the-uks-offer-of-visa-and-settlement-routes-for-residents-of-hong-kong/publications/