Tens of millions of pounds of our cash is being ploughed into China’s vast economy every year – on schemes including opera and rice production. In an unprecedented audit, the Mail has uncovered £81million in aid sent to the world’s second largest economy. It exposes how the UK taxpayer is boosting China’s prosperity despite the British Government being at loggerheads with Xi Jinping’s regime over Beijing’s approach to Hong Kong, human rights violations against Uighur Muslims and the controversy surrounding telecoms giant Huawei. In the first day of its investigation into public sector expenditure yesterday, the Mail revealed how £5.6billion is wasted. The investigation found that £81million in aid has been sent to China to help fund schemes such as rice production Today, we reveal how British cash is helping the Chinese overtake us as the world’s largest producer of wind energy, protecting their cities from floods – after the UK suffered one of the worst years of flooding on record – and funding a programme, begun three years ago, to tackle a possible pandemic breaking out there. The findings are part of our joint investigation with the TaxPayers’ Alliance. The £81million relates mostly to 2019-20. China’s GDP is almost… Read full this story
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