Question / Taiwan: Politics and Government

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
UIN 10811, tabled on 22 January 2024

Jim Shannon
Democratic Unionist Party

To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, whether he has had discussions with his international counterparts on tackling AI-generated misinformation reportedly targeted at disrupting the internal democratic processes of Taiwan.

Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Answered on
30 January 2024

It is for the Taiwanese people to decide their leader, free from interference. The elections that took place on 13 January are testament to Taiwan’s vibrant democracy. The UK has a clear interest in peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, which we have restated alongside our G7 partners.