'Tough on China' PM Hopeful Rishi Sunak Sought 'Deeper Trade Ties' With Beijing: Leaked Documents

'Tough on China' PM Hopeful Rishi Sunak Sought 'Deeper Trade Ties' With Beijing: Leaked Documents


Leaked documents from the Treasury department have revealed that former Chancellor and Prime Minister hopeful Rishi Sunak was the driving force behind attempts to forge “deeper trade ties” with Communist China.

Despite Rishi Sunak’s recent claims that he would be the candidate to “get tough on China”, a Treasury document entitled “policy outcomes of the 11th UK-China Economic and Financial dialogue” leaked to The Times of London, laid out how the Sunak-led department would bring the British and Chinese economies into close alignment.

In what appears to be an attempt to mollify growing distrust in Beijing over the National Security and Investment Act, which empowers the British government to block foreign acquisitions of companies in the UK on the grounds of national security.

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