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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HRH The Princess Royal smiling at MI5 staff

On 27 October MI5 was honoured to receive a visit from HRH The Princess Royal to our London headquarters, Thames House.

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MI5 only works inside the UK
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