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Armed Forces: Covert Human Intelligence Sources

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 107091, tabled on 21 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many covert human intelligence sources have been run by the armed forces (a) in the UK and (b) overseas in the last five years.

Answered on

2 November 2020

The Ministry of Defence does not comment on intelligence operations and does not release information about any numbers or locations of covert human intelligence sources it may have.

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