Gavin Williamson hits back at ‘haphazard’ Huawei leak inquiry

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Former defence secretary says his own admission of call with journalist shows he’s not guilty

Gavin Williamson has hit back at the “haphazard way” the Huawei leak inquiry was carried out, complaining to friends he was only fired because of information he had personally volunteered to investigators working for Downing Street.

The former defence secretary showed the inquiry call records on his phone, which revealed that he had spoken to a Daily Telegraph journalist for 11 minutes from 5.31pm, shortly after a national security council meeting on Tuesday last week.

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