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MP criticises China's 'bully-boy' tactics over Dalai Lama visit

13 June 2012 Last updated at 12:23 BST

Labour MP Fabian Hamilton expressed his distaste for China's "bully-boy" tactics with Leeds City Council.

China threatened to pull its athletes out of their Leeds Olympic training camp due to a visit by the Dalai Lama to the city, the BBC understands.

The Tibetan spiritual leader is due to speak at a business convention in the city on Friday.

Mr Hamilton is the Labour MP for Leeds North East and chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet.