An official delegation from China has reportedly been banned from attending Queen Elizabeth II’s lying in state in London’s Westminster Hall.
According to Politico and the BBC, House of Commons authorities have refused to allow representatives of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime to set foot in the hall, which is part of the parliamentary premises.
Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle intervened to deny Chinese officials access to the hall as British lawmakers remain sanctioned by the Chinese regime, a parliamentary source told the PA news agency.
Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle during a commemorative ceremony and laying of wreaths at the Commonwealth Memorial Gates, in London, on March 14, 2022. (Yui Mok – WPA Pool / Getty Images)
A House of Commons spokesman said, “we do not comment on security matters.”…
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