Boris Johnson has opted to grant Chinese technology firm Huawei a limited role in providing the UK’s 5G network, despite security fears.
Colonel Bob Stewart has said that allow Chinese company Huawei to bid for contracts for the new 5G network could make the UK “vulnerable to cyber-attack”.
Sir Gerald Howarth, a former defence minister, has said that the prime minister was more “responsible for damaging national security” than Gavin Williamson who was sacked on Wednesday evening.
The former Head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office has said that the 5G network will be “extremely important to run everything”.
Theorist David Icke has said that the implementation of a 5G network could have “catastrophic effects on human health”.
The digital secretary has told MPs a criminal investigation into how the secret discussions of the National Security Council were leaked has not been ruled out.
A senior administration official has said a 'secure network' is necessary