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Julian Lewis, the combative Conservative intelligence overseer seeking further oversight

British Conservative MP Julian Lewis, head of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC).
British Conservative MP Julian Lewis, head of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC). © Justin Tallis/AFP
The veteran MP and chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee Julian Lewis was not necessarily destined to become the guardian of the unit's capabilities. Behind the committee's complaints of a lack of communication from the intelligence services and government lurks a battle with much higher stakes: who will be in charge of overseeing the new Investment Security Unit and Counter Disinformation Unit. [...]
Published on 03.02.2023 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 5 minutes

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