MI5 struggled with Soviet spies & Harold Wilson

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by STILTS, Oct 5, 2009.

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  1. MI5 'struggled' with Soviet spies

    British intelligence could barely cope with the number of Soviet spies in the UK during the Cold War, according to an official history of MI5.

    The book found that MI5 did not get to grips with Soviet espionage in Britain until the early 1970s.

    The history was written by Professor Christopher Andrew, who insisted he was given complete access to MI5's files.

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    MI5 kept file on former PM Wilson

    The security services kept a file on the former Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson throughout his time in office, a new book has revealed.

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  2. Yet another 'golden thread' linking New Labour with Old Tory. Did anybody seriously think state apparatus was never bent to political will?