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Armed Forces: Covert Human Intelligence Sources

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 107090, tabled on 21 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which units of the armed forces are trained to run covert human intelligence sources (a) in the UK and (b) overseas.

Answered on

2 November 2020

Two specialist units within the Armed Forces, and each of the three Service Police forces, have CHIS handling capabilities utilising appropriately trained personnel.

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