Lockdown parties were ‘unforgivable’, says Sir Iain Duncan Smith
JThe UK government must be tougher on China’s ‘disgusting’ regime, says Sir Iain Duncan Smith.
The former Conservative Party leader said that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) trying to ‘persuade, infiltrate and subvert people within our political system’ is ‘nothing new at all’ and insisted on the fact that “too many governments seem too cautious to call IT out”.
Appearing on Sky News’ Trevor Phillips On Sunday programme, Sir Iain was asked about the urgent alert issued by MI5 last week that Christine Lee – a prominent London-based lawyer – had engaged in “activities of political interference” in the name of China’s decision. Communist regime.
He said: “We seem to want to kowtow them too often and it’s dangerous and you’ve seen the results of that and that’s just the tip of the iceberg, I can promise you that.”
Sir Iain noted ‘we are not dealing with a European regime or a democratic and accountable American regime’, but it is a ‘brutal and disgusting regime’, adding: ‘What they want is ‘is making sure there can be no criticism from so they can break all the rules they want.”
The Tory MP added that whether or not we believe Covid-19 came from a laboratory, the Chinese communist regime ‘refused to let the world know the extent of the problem it had until very late’ .