Tory MPs hit out at ‘astonishing’ decision to invite Chinese officials to Queen’s funeral and ask why Beijing isn’t being blacklisted from Monday’s event like Russia, Belarus and Myanmar
Angry Tory MPs have hit out at a decision to invite Chinese officials to the Queen’s funeral next week when representatives of Russia, Belarus and Myanmar have been banned.
Parliamentarians who have been sanctioned by Beijing are furious that China is not being blacklisted from the event like other countries facing claims of human rights abuses.
China’s Vice-President Wang Qishan is set to attend the Westminster Abbey service on Monday along with other world leaders such as US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron.
But MPs have…