A study has been launched to look at maximising the effectiveness of the central national security and intelligence structures in light of the creation of the National Security Council. Conclusions of the review will be published in Summer 2011.
The Cabinet Office, with the agreement of the Permanent Secretary, Intelligence, Security and Resilience, has established an interdepartmental group on security and intelligence records. The group, now known as the Consultative Group on Security and Intelligence Records, held its first meeting in July 2004 and plans to meet at roughly six-monthly intervals to consider a range of issues concerning security and intelligence related-records.
Special reports by the Intelligence Security Committee and Government Responses.
Information on the what the United Kingdom’s Intelligence machinery comprises.
Government's response to Lord Butler's Review of Intelligence on Weapons of Mass Destruction
The Strategic Defence and Security Review, which sets out how the Government will go about securing Britain in an age of uncertainty. It is the first time that a UK government has taken decisions on its defence, security, intelligence, resilience, development and foreign affairs capabilities in the round, setting out the delivery of the ends set out in the National Security Strategy.
The National Security Strategy and the Strategic Defence and Security Review mark a step-change in the UK’s ability to protect its security and advance its interests in the world. This Strategy describes how – in an age of uncertainty – we need the structures in place to allow us to react quickly and effectively to new and evolving threats to our security.
Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) Annual Reports and Government Responses to the reports from 2001 to date
On Tuesday 6 July the Prime Minister made a statement to Parliament in response to the serious allegations that have been made about the role the UK has played in the treatment of detainees held by other countries. He set out how the Government intends to settle the issues of the past, make clear the rules of operation for the future, and build a framework for justice that enhances both security and liberty.
This document aims to explain what the UK Threat levels are and how they are used.