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The son of a woman named by MI5 as a suspected Chinese spy resigned from a Labour MP's team

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Labour MP for Brent North Barry Gardiner on September 28, 2021 in Brighton, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images
The son of suspected Chinese agent Christine Lee worked for Labour MP Barry Gardiner until Thursday.
Lee has donated more than £427,000 to Gardiner since 2015, records show.
Lee also received a prestigious award from former Prime Minister Theresa May.
The son of a woman identified as a suspected Chinese agent worked for Labour MP Barry Gardiner until he resigned "earlier today", the former shadow minister has said. MI5, the UK's Security Service, has issued an alert warning MPs and...
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MI5 issues a rare statement naming a woman they suspect is a Chinese agent and warning British politicians to avoid her

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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MPs have been warned by MI5 of the activities of an individual working with the Chinese Communist Party.
Christine Lee, a solicitor with offices in London, was named as engaging in political interference activities.
Lee's firm has given more than £427,000 in financial support to Labour MP Barry Gardiner since 2015, Electoral Commission records show.
MI5 has issued a rare warning to British politicians to avoid a woman suspected of being a Chinese agent. In a letter to British parliamentarians sent on Thursday, the UK's Security Service named Christine Lee, a solicitor, as having...
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