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U.K. Won't Go Bust Without China (with Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP) Bloomberg Westminster

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The U.K. is planning to halt its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, escalating tensions with Beijing. Conservative MP Sir Iain Duncan Smith tells Bloomberg Westminster's Roger Hearing and Sebastian Salek Britain should go further, and consider sanctioning China for human-rights abuses.
And, Boris Johnson has suggested moving MPs to York while Parliament is refurbished. Will it happen, and how bad a state is the building really in? Alexandra Meakin, research associate at Sheffield University says a Notre Dame-like fire is a real possibility.

The U.K. is planning to halt its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, escalating tensions with Beijing. Conservative MP Sir Iain Duncan Smith tells Bloomberg Westminster's Roger Hearing and Sebastian Salek Britain should go further, and consider sanctioning China for human-rights abuses.
And, Boris Johnson has suggested moving MPs to York while Parliament is refurbished. Will it happen, and how bad a state is the building really in? Alexandra Meakin, research associate at Sheffield University says a Notre Dame-like fire is a real possibility.

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