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Huawei: 5G

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessments he has made of the potential (a) merits and (b) risks of allowing Huawei to access the UK’s 5G network.

Photo of Matt Warman Matt Warman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Telecoms Supply Chain Review published in July 2019 drew on a large evidence base including economic and security factors. This included a full security risk assessment undertaken by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Decisions on any controls relating to high risk vendors have been deferred to allow the implications of the US entity listing on the telecoms market as a whole to be taken into account. These decisions will be announced in due course.

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