The Communist spy at the heart of an MI5 Whitehall security alert boasted about her plans to install Chinese MPs in the Commons as far back as 2007, it emerged yesterday.
Christine Lee, 58, the solicitor outed as an agent of the Chinese Communist Party, announced a project to get young politicians in power after being appointed ‘legal adviser’ to the Chinese embassy.
The mother of two’s ‘political interference activities’ appear to date back 15 years when, just hours after stepping off a 13-hour flight from Beijing, she announced a plan to get the first Chinese MP elected.
Christine Lee, 58, the solicitor outed as an agent of the Chinese Communist Party, announced a project to get young Chinese politicians in power after being appointed ‘legal adviser’ to the Chinese embassy
‘We have been silent for too long. We will not be silent any more,’ she told Time Out London. ‘Chinese here don’t do [British] politics.
We need to use our voices to be seen and heard.’
On her website, which has now been closed, she told of her influence as adviser to the embassy in London.
It comes as a former head of MI5 accused ministers of failing to act on warnings that might have stopped her infiltrating Westminster.
Lord Evans of Weardale, who ran MI5 between 2007 and 2013, also told The Sunday Times that foreign interference is a ‘live and present threat’ to democracy.
The Chinese embassy has rejected the claims, saying: ‘China always adheres to the principle of non-interference in other countries’ internal affairs.’
Source: Daily Mail