Tag: Jonathan Evans

Andrew Parker named as new head of MI5

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The new director general of the domestic security service, known as MI5, is to be the current deputy, Andrew Parker. Mr Parker will take over from the outgoing head, Sir Jonathan Evans, next month. Mr Parker led the security services'

UK spies point to more diverse terror threats

The trouble with reporting on the activities of the security and intelligence agencies, or on any matter dealing with national security, is that by definition it is difficult to establish the veracity of what they claim, especially when they press

MI5 chief to step down, Theresa May says

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Mrs May, the Home Secretary, told the Commons that Sir Jonathan is “moving on” from his post as Director General of the intelligence agency next month. Speaking to MPs in Parliament, Mrs May paid tribute to Sir Jonathan's 33 years