MPs will be briefed by a senior MI5 spook tomorrow in the wake of the increased terror threat and abuse sent to politicians after the Syria vote. Paul Martin is a career spy chief who works as parliament’s security director. He worked for MI5 for 27 years undertaking fieldwork mainly in the Middle East and still has a pass at Thames House. Martin will give an hour long talk about personal security tomorrow:
From: Government Whips Admin
Re: Personal Security brief
The Parliamentary Security Director, Paul Martin, will brief MPs on their personal security on Wednesday 9 December from XXX in Committee Room XXX.
All colleagues are encouraged to attend.
Deputy Chief Whip
Incidentally, this is what a career MI5 agent’s LinkedIn page looks like:
Wonder if John “disband the security services” McDonnell will show…