Single Intelligence Account

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The Single Intelligence Account (SIA) is the funding vehicle for the security and intelligence agencies of the United Kingdom: the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6),[1] Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)[2] and the Security Service (MI5).[3]

As of 2016, the Accounting Officer for the SIA is Mark Sedwill, the National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister.[3][2][4]

The current spending on the SIA is £2,632 million in financial year 2014/15.[5]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SIS: Funding and financial controls Retrieved on 2 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b GCHQ funding & financial controls Retrieved on 2 March 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Funding | MI5 - The Security Service (2014)". Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sir Mark Lyall Grant". GOV.UK. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament Annual Report 2015–2016, page 10. House of Commons (5 July 2016). Retrieved 14 December 2016.