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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 21st May 2019.

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Photo of Jo Platt Jo Platt Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what vetting and reliability testing the (a) National Cyber Security Centre and (b) Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre has conducted on telecoms equipment destined for UK 5G infrastructure.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The National Cyber Security Centre is focused on the security of equipment deployed in current UK networks, none of which are currently making operational use of 5G equipment. Similarly, the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre conducts security assessments of Huawei products deployed in current UK telecoms networks.

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