Watching Hong Kong I think we may need to do something very generous - allow those trying to escape Chinese repression to become British citizens - it will be a big ask and will take real leadership but I don't want us turn our back

But if we do this then our politicians need to realise there is a trade off - we will need to slow immigration down to a trickle for years - because we can't keep taking the amount of people we have over recent decades - so we do the right thing but then enough

We can and should do this because we are a generous people - because we owe the people of Hong Kong loyalty and because it's what we would want others to do for us

But the trade off must be honoured

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