The UK promised us Hong Kong would never walk alone – Theresa May has to keep that promise

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The Chinese government is waging a fully-fledged crackdown on opposition in Hong Kong. The prime minister must speak up before it is too late

In 1996, on the eve of handover, the British prime minister, John Major, vowed: “Hong Kong will never have to walk alone”.

With Xi Jinping refusing to respect the autonomy and freedoms Hong Kong was guaranteed after its return to Chinese control, it now falls to Major’s Conservative party heir, Theresa May, to make good on that pledge.

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