FIFTY foreign takeovers to be blocked a year: Ministers set to ramp up their control over ownership of UK firms

By Rachel Millard, Daily Mail

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Foreign companies could be blocked from buying land in the UK or loaning cash to UK companies under sweeping new powers to protect national security.

Dr John Hemmings, Director of the Asia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society, a foreign policy think-tank, said: “Authoritarian powers like China and Russia have sought to buy and steal sensitive technologies in the West … this White Paper looks like a step in the right direction.”

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