A decision looms for Britain on 5G and Huawei. London’s choice will signal whether it wishes to stay close to Europe when dealing with Beijing – or to go its own way, writes Janka Oertel (European Council on Foreign Relations). Now that we know that Britain really is leaving the European Union, it is time … Continued
She says discussions are taking place, but Sunday Times article is not accurate.
There would seem to be a difference between the rhetoric coming out of the US and the implementation of policy.
We must not put public money into the pockets of a company accused of abetting the most egregious human rights abuses in the modern world.
“I don’t want, as UK prime minister, to put in any infrastructure that is going to prejudice our national security.”
The blunt reality is that China is a cyber risk and will remain so for years. It has a dreadful reputation for cyber attacks and intellectual property theft.
As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.