3 Aug 2022

We are awakening to risk of our data being stolen, says Tory MP

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Alicia Kearns is co-chair of the China Research Group of Tory MPs and asked her about those CCTV cameras made by Chinese-owned tech giant Hikvision.

She is also a member of the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee.

Given that these cameras could be used to spy on British citizens and are linked to human rights abuses, we asked her why this wasn’t enough to stop the British government from buying this equipment.