UK to remove Chinese CCTV cameras from sensitive government sites

09/06/2023 | Reuters

The UK Government has announced a commitment to remove all Chinese-made surveillance equipment from sensitive government buildings in order to address national security concerns related to China. This follows a government-issued security update last November banning the installation of Chinese surveillance cameras in sensitive buildings. 

Separately, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has previously dubbed China as the world's greatest challenge to security and prosperity.

UPDATE: 080623 - The Register reports the Procurement Bill, which could become law next week, will require the UK Secretary of State to inform Parliament of its timeline for removal of "physical surveillance equipment produced by companies subject to the National Intelligence Law of the People's Republic of China" within six months.

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