Director General of MI5

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The Director General of the Security Service is the head of the Security Service (commonly known as MI5), the United Kingdom's internal counter-intelligence and security agency. The Director General is assisted by a Deputy Director General and an Assistant Director General, and reports to the Home Secretary, although the Security Service is not formally part of the Home Office.

The present Director General is Andrew Parker, who has held the role since April 2013.[1]

List of Directors General[edit]

Directors General have been:[2]

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  1. ^ Travis, Alan (28 March 2013). "MI5 deputy named as director general". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Former Directors General". Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Oswald Allen Harker (1886–1968)". State Secrets... Archived from the original on 7 October 2007. Retrieved 18 November 2007.

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