Leading Article: Smiley on the other side

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The Independent Online
The Tories must be feeling very uneasy. The last worm at the heart of the establishment has finally turned. Remember those Smiley people we once accused of undermining Labour governments and of propping up the privileges of Conservative elites? Not any more.

One MI5 adviser has attacked the Government for encouraging organised crime. All those tax havens from Bermuda to the Cayman Islands apparently make it easier for drug barons to stash their cash. So there you have it; MI5 says shut the offshore tax havens. Anyone would think they had been recruited by Gordon Brown.