Queen’s lying-in-state : Chinese government delegation blocked from attending Queen’s Lying-in-State

A Chinese government delegation has been banned from attending Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, according to parliamentary sources. The Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, is said to have rejected a motion against the Chinese sanctions five MPs and two colleagues. Queen Elizabeth will remain in Westminster Hall in State until her funeral on Monday. A senior official from Beijing was expected to be among the guests, but a spokeswoman for China’s Foreign Ministry said Friday that no decision had been made. The spokeswoman, … Read more