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Director General welcomes National Security Act

Published date: 12 Jul 2023

Yesterday the National Security Act received royal assent.

Welcoming the news, MI5 Director General Ken McCallum said:

“We face state adversaries who operate at scale and who are not squeamish about the tactics they deploy to target people and businesses in the UK.

“The National Security Act is a game-changing update to our powers. We now have a modern set of laws to tackle today’s threats.”

 

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