Williamson dismissed for ‘conduct’ after investigation into national security leak
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been dramatically sacked after an investigation into a national security leak.
Theresa May said his dismissal was ‘informed by his conduct’ and that she had lost confidence in Williamson’s ability to serve.
The government has been investigating since the leak of information, discussed at a top secret committee, revealing that ministers intended awarding part of a key contract to Chinese company Huawei. The company is the subject of concerns over possible cooperation with Chinese intelligence.
Williamson was expected to be a contender for the Tory leadership when May steps down or is removed.
And the Tories have the nerve to smear Jeremy Corbyn as a threat to national security…
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