MPs want explanation for slow review of China's Welsh chip fab purchase

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MPs have asked why the Government is "handing over critical security infrastructure to...companies with well-documented links to the Chinese state."
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MPs have asked why the Government is "handing over critical security infrastructure to...companies with well-documented links to the Chinese state."

The Foreign Affairs Committee has demanded an explanation as to why a review into the purchase of a Welsh semiconductor fab by a Chinese firm has not been completed, months after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered it in July last year.

Tom Tugendhat MP, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, said the Committee has expressed its concern over the deal - between Newport Wafer Fab (NWF) and Nexperia - for over a year, but the Government...

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