British security agency MI5 issues ‘interference alert’, says Chinese lawyer is trying to influence politicians on behalf of China


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British agency MI5 has issued an interference alert on Thursday 13th January 2022. Through this unprecedented security warning circulated to the British MPs and peers of both the hoses of the British parliament, an Anglo-Chinese lawyer Christian Lee has been accused of seeking to improperly influence parliamentarians on behalf of China’s ruling Communist Party. This move by MI5 is seen as a major change in UK’s stance when it comes to discussing China. To date, MI5 is known for having favoured caution when it comes to China. On Thursday, British MPs and peers from both the hoses of the British...