Whether it is foreigners at risk in China from the regime’s injustice – and “hostage diplomacy” – or the threat to our institutions at home, we need to wake up to the dangers of the Beijing dragon.
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.
If Putin hoped that Brexit would detach us from our alliances, there’s no evidence of that happening so far, and much to the contrary.
For the Party to take it off him is one thing; for the Government to recast the committee, or try to, would be quite another.
It will come out “in due course” when new select committee chair is selected, he says.
What Parliament’s Security Committee began – and was frustrated by the Government in doing – judges must now complete.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the UK must build a more rigorous review process – for security concerns – of foreign firms linked to authoritarian regimes.