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The Chinese Are Coming

How China exerts undue influence on policy-makers

As China continues to flex its financial muscle by buying into British airports, water and breakfast cereals, Dispatches investigates growing Chinese power in the UK. The programme tells the behind-the-scenes story of the Dalai Lama's visit to Britain, and reveals details of how British politicians from the Highlands of Scotland to the heart of Westminster are influenced by the Chinese government.

Dispatches on Channel4.com

Production Detail

Broadcaster: Channel 4

Year: 2012

Length: 1 x 30 minutes