East and West

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In June of 1997, over a century and a half of British rule in Hong Kong came to an end. Chris Patten writes about his experiences as the last governor of the colony of Hong Kong. He explains why he adopted the stance that he did, and how he fought his battles.

About Chris Patten

After serving as a Conservative MP, Chris Patten became the last British Governer of Hong Kong, holding the position until it was handed over to the Chinese in 1997. In 2005 he was raised to the Peerage as Baron Patten of Barnes. He has been elected Chancellor of the University of Newcastle and the University of Oxford.

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