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Introduction

“MI5 investigates threats to national security through the gathering of secret intelligence and by working closely with other organisations and government departments. We do this within a strict framework of legislation and oversight to ensure our investigative powers are only used where it is necessary and proportionate to do so.”

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Women in Defence Awards 2018

The winners of the Women in Defence UK Awards 2018 were announced on 6 November 2018 by the Secretary of State for...

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Message of Condolence

MI5 salutes Jeremy Heywood in gratitude for the life and service of a truly great public servant.

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