View comments Labour is under fire for letting controversial Chinese firm Huawei take part in an event at the conference. One of the party’s frontbenchers is due to appear at a drinks reception co-hosted by the telecoms giant, which was banned from the UK’s 5G networks over espionage fears. Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer Shadow digital minister Chi Onwurah will speak alongside representatives from Huawei – accused of collusion with the Chinese state – and British firms.