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CHIS law to provide 'clear statutory basis' for undercover activity

Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS) Bill covers 13 law enforcement agencies.

Ken McCallum, director general of MI5, cited the 27 terror attacks that have been thwarted since March 2017 with the help of undercover agents.

Ken McCallum, director general of MI5, cited the 27 terror attacks that have been thwarted since March 2017 with the help of undercover agents.

Date - 24th September 2020
By - Gary Mason
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Police officers working undercover to infiltrate paedophile networks would be protected if breaking the law helped them gain the trust of the people running the ring under new legislation which will receive its first reading in Parliament...
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