Sir David Omand
Sir David Omand, formerly Security and Intelligence Coordinator, Permanent Secretary of the Home Office and Director of GCHQ is now a Visiting Professor at King’s College London.
Our Security and Intelligence Agencies must be held to account. But without secrecy, a secret service cannot do its job
03 March 2013 12:00 AM
The Justice and Security Bill's proposals to introduce Closed Material Procedures in court is the best compromise between accountability and national security, says Sir David Omand
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
General Election 2015: Sturgeon claims Scots 'appalled' by Ed Miliband's refusal to work with SNP
- 4 #JeSuisEd: People share photos of themselves eating awkwardly in solidarity with Labour leader
- 5 Women think Irish men are the sexiest, survey finds