Declassified UK’s chief reporter enters the Kafkaesque world of official secrecy as he tries to uncover the British state’s involvement in a notorious terrorist bombing for which no one has been held to account.
During her career, Cressida Dick, Britain’s Metropolitan Police Commissioner, has repeatedly escaped full accountability over her role in controversial cases. One murky episode is her time in the ‘Foreign Office’, understood to really mean MI6.
The new head of MI6 says his agency will monitor other countries’ climate commitments, but the UK’s intelligence agencies are refusing to provide any information on their own environmental footprint.
Declassified UK obtains first evidence of the environmental footprint of Britain’s surveillance agency, GCHQ, which shows its staff are flying nearly three times more than the average Briton annually, raising questions about the scale of its global base network, which has never been officially acknowledged.