Tag: Parliament of the United Kingdom

Snowden leaks prompt ‘insidious’ claims about spies: UK lawmaker

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Edward Snowden‘s disclosures of the scale of mass surveillance are “an embarrassing indictment” of the weak nature of the oversight and legal accountability of Britain’s security and intelligence agencies, MPs have concluded. A highly critical report by the Commons home

UK hires spy to watch cyber hackers

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A TOP spy has been hired by the UK's House of Commons to defend MPs from cyber-attacks amid fears that foreign agents have penetrated Parliament's computer system. Paul Martin, a senior MI5 counter-intelligence expert, has been appointed to help repel