British Foreign Minister Douglas Hurd (right) touring a factory in Guangzhou in 1991. Photo: Handout

British tried to ‘ring-fence’ Hong Kong problem and concentrate on commercial interests in China after 1993 electoral reform talks soured, records reveal

  • Newly declassified files show officials did not want business affected by political tussle over reform package
Topic |   Hong Kong political reform

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British Foreign Minister Douglas Hurd (right) touring a factory in Guangzhou in 1991. Photo: Handout
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