Remember the issue I had last year with getting a new Permanent Identity Card for Hong Kong and ﬁnding that the British Government—which I have accused of apartheid over the situation surrounding British Overseas Nationals—would not do its job via the Foreign & Commonwealth Ofﬁce?
No, it hasn’t been solved, but I thought it might be rather nice to remind the FCO that, whenever Britain needed help, we Hong Kong Chinese were there. And we were prepared to die in the name of HM the Queen:
Most Britons I have spoken to agree: a British subject is a British subject is a British subject.
If only we had a celebrity like Joanna Lumley, who campaigned on behalf of those brave and loyal Gurkhas.
Never had this problem when John Major’s Tories were in power.