UK Intel Service Says Labour Donor Vectored Chinese Cash to British MPs for Influence 13.01.2022, Sputnik International


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The UK's spy-catchers have accused a Birmingham-based lawyer and long-time Labour Party donor of channelling Chinese cash to MPs in a bid to meddle in British politics.The MI5 counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism service circulated an "interference alert" to MPs on Thursday, warning them that British-resident Chinese national Christine Ching Kui Lee was funnelling funds from mainland China and Hong Kong to British MPs and candidates.It claimed she was acting on behalf of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the United Front Work Department (UFWD). She has previously been named as a chief legal advisor to Beijing's embassy in London.The news...