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Britain’s response to the attacks in Paris

This post brings together two similar pieces I wrote in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015. They focus in particular on the potential impact of events in Paris on the passage of the Investigatory Powers Bill currently making its … Continue reading

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MI5 on the BBC: more PR than scrutiny

This post first appeared on the Democratic Audit blog on 6th October 2015. Public statements by heads of the British intelligence and security agencies are still rare enough to attract considerable attention. Moreover, representatives of the intelligence agencies do not step … Continue reading

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