An official Chinese delegation was prevented from lying in state to the queen.

House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle will be barred from entering Westminster Hall because sanctions by Beijing against a group of MPs and peersa parliamentary source told the PA news agency.

It is done the crowd until late to salute the monarch His state funeral was preceded on Monday.

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last year China The travel bans cut off nine Britons, including seven MPs, over accusations of human rights abuses against them in the country. Uighur Muslims dance in Xinjiang province.

The answer was the Chinese ambassador to the UK overshadow the visit of the council and this is now prostrated to the legation.

Sir Lindsay has maintained his position on state-owned Chinese trains while parliamentarians remain suspended, according to a source confirming a story originally reported by Politico.

A House of Commons spokesman said he “does not comment on security matters”, while Sir Lindsay’s spokesman also declined to comment.

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The move is likely to further fuel tensions between the UK and China.

President of China XI Jinpingwho is currently meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Uzbekistan, is not expected to attend Monday’s funeral in Westminster Abbey.

He will be represented by the vice-president instead of Wang Qishan.

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A number of MPs and dignitaries, including former Tory ministers Iain Duncan Smith and Tim Loughton, have raised concerns about the Chinese government being invited to the funeral.

In a letter to Sir Lindsay earlier this week, he wrote: “We are extremely concerned to hear that the Chinese government has been invited to a public funeral next week, excluding other countries such as Russia, Belarus and Myanmar.

“Given that the British Parliament has voted to recognize the genocide committed by the Chinese Government against the Uighur people, it is surprising that the architects of that genocide should be treated any more fairly than the nations that are shielding them.”

As foreign secretary, and during that campaign, Liz Truss became prime minister for pushing for a tougher line against Beijing.

Downing Street said decisions on the attendance of the funeral at Buckingham Palace and it was customary that those countries with which the UK has diplomatic relations be invited.

Invitations to the queen’s state funeral have not been sent to Russia, Belarus or Myanmar, while Iran only wants to be represented at ambassadorial level, it is understood.

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The Kremlin decided not to invite its ambassadors to the queen’s funeral “utterly shameful” and “blasphemous”.

Last September, Sir Lindsay and the Lord Speaker, Mr McFall of Alcluith, told the Chinese ambassador to the UK, Zheng Zeguang, that he would not be able to come to parliament because of the sanctions.

At the time, the ban was criticized by the Chinese government as “disrespectful and cowardly”.

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