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'New mechanisms of independent accountability': Select committees and parliamentary scrutiny of the intelligence services (2013)
Journal Article
Kirkpatrick, J., Bochel, H., & Defty, A. (2015). 'New mechanisms of independent accountability': Select committees and parliamentary scrutiny of the intelligence services. Parliamentary Affairs, 68(2), 314-331. https://doi.org/10.1093/pa/gst032

© 2013 The Author. Oversight of intelligence and security agencies has become of significant interest in recent years. In the UK the principal mechanism for providing parliamentary oversight of the agencies is the Intelligence and Security Committee... Read More about 'New mechanisms of independent accountability': Select committees and parliamentary scrutiny of the intelligence services.

Tapping the Telephones of Members of Parliament: The 'Wilson Doctrine' and Parliamentary Privilege (2013)
Journal Article
Kirkpatrick, J., Defty, A., & Bochel, H. (2014). Tapping the Telephones of Members of Parliament: The 'Wilson Doctrine' and Parliamentary Privilege. Intelligence and National Security, 29(5), 675-697. https://doi.org/10.1080/02684527.2013.777606

In 1966, in what has become known as the Wilson Doctrine, the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, informed Parliament that he had issued an instruction that the telephones of parliamentarians were not to be intercepted by the intelligence and security age... Read More about Tapping the Telephones of Members of Parliament: The 'Wilson Doctrine' and Parliamentary Privilege.


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