Our complacency on China blinded us to the probability of spies in Parliament

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By Sascha O’Sullivan Chris Cash, a 28-year-old former Parliamentary researcher, has been arrested and accused of spying for China – an allegation he denies. His arrest is a reminder of a far too sanguine British state, and it must serve as a wake-up call. If Cash is indeed a spy, then he is no Kim Philby. In the 1930s, Philby and four Cambridge friends were recruited by the Soviet Union. Each ascended to the top of the British state, with Philby rising highest. By the time of his defection, in 1963, he had betrayed countless British agents working behind the Iron Curtain. When John le Carre pl…

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