MI6 acts to curb rows over spying
MI6 has taken the unprecedented step of appointing a senior “quality control officer” to monitor the credibility and veracity of its secret intelligence, the Guardian can reveal.
The senior official, who will be known as “R” – standing for reporting officer – will be responsible for reviewing secret information provided by British spies and agents in the field, according to intelligence insiders. MI6 has also appointed what they call a “non-executive director”, a high-flier from the private sector with the task of trying to ensure our spies gather secret information as efficiently and effectively as possible. Full Story