MI5 Agent 'Amir' who was forced to give evidence in court - 'Amir' legal action again Security service, British Government ...

Martin McGartland made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Attorney General's Office

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Dear Attorney General’s Office,

Under FOIA 2000 I am requesting details of;

1. The cost/s to the taxpayer concerning legal action in the 'Amir' case, i.e. MI5 agent launches legal action against the government; http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/d...

The 'Amir' case was reported extensively in the media at that time, here are some further reports;

MI5 spy sues bosses for blowing cover with Real IRA
http://www.independent.ie/world-news/eur...

MI5 Real IRA 'sting' meetings revealed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_irel...

MI5 agent ‘forced to give evidence’
http://martinmcgartland.blogspot.co.uk/2...

MI5 agent first to testify in north in more than 20 years
http://alvornewswinnowed.blogspot.co.uk/...

British informant sues MI5 for breach of contract
http://intelnews.org/2010/09/16/01-563/

There are many more reports relating to the case. It was reported in the Telegraph that; "The disaffected spy has now has hired the London lawyers, Bindmans, which has a reputation as one of the country's leading human rights firms, to fight his case, thought to be the first of its kind.", http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/d...

2. If the above case has been settled out of court or if the case is still being dealt with. For the avoidance of doubt, I am not requesting information that relates to any confidential agreement and/or settlement that may have been reached between the parties.

I have also sent this request to the Home Office in the event that it is they who are responsible for above case.

Yours faithfully,

Martin McGartland

Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

Dear Mr McGartland

You asked for the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

"1. The cost/s to the taxpayer concerning legal action in the 'Amir' case, i.e. MI5 agent launches legal action against the government; http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/d...

The 'Amir' case was reported extensively in the media at that time, here are some further reports;

MI5 spy sues bosses for blowing cover with Real IRA http://www.independent.ie/world-news/eur...

MI5 Real IRA 'sting' meetings revealed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_irel...

MI5 agent ‘forced to give evidence’
http://martinmcgartland.blogspot.co.uk/2...

MI5 agent first to testify in north in more than 20 years http://alvornewswinnowed.blogspot.co.uk/...

British informant sues MI5 for breach of contract http://intelnews.org/2010/09/16/01-563/

There are many more reports relating to the case. It was reported in the Telegraph that; "The disaffected spy has now has hired the London lawyers, Bindmans, which has a reputation as one of the country's leading human rights firms, to fight his case, thought to be the first of its kind.", http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/d...

2. If the above case has been settled out of court or if the case is still being dealt with. For the avoidance of doubt, I am not requesting information that relates to any confidential agreement and/or settlement that may have been reached between the parties.

I have also sent this request to the Home Office in the event that it is they who are responsible for above case."

I will write to you again once I have considered your request. I will write to you by 28 January 2014.

Yours sincerely

Jeffrey Care
Freedom of Information Officer

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Correspondence, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr McGartland,

 

Please see the attached.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Guy Flitton

Freedom of Information Officer

Attorney General’s Office

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Dear Correspondence,

I am requesting an Internal review of this request on the following grounds;

1. That your office has not dealt with my request correctly nor within the law.

2. That you have relied on exemption/s which I believe are not relevant to this request and which are not engaged.

Please ensure, when dealing with this Internal Review, that you refer to the news reports that are already in the public domain concerning this case. Copies of some of the news reports are included within mt original request.

I await your reply.

Yours sincerely,

Martin McGartland

Elizabeth Mapwashike, Attorney General's Office

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Dear Mr McGartland,

 

Please find attached a letter from Rowena Collins Rice, the Director
General of the Attorney General’s Office.

 

Kind regards,

 

Elizabeth Mapwashike

 

Elizabeth Mapwashike

PA to Rowena Collins Rice – Director General

PA to Kevin McGinty – Deputy Legal Secretary

PA to Doug Wilson – Deputy Director, International Law

[email address].uk  020 7271 2402 

20 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0NF

 

 

 

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RUC / PSNI / MI5, Special Branch and State abandoning former undercover agents:

These are just three (of the many cases) in which former State (Mi5, RUC / PSNI / Special Branch and Army) agents who gave their all in the fight against terror only to have been abandoned by those they so loyally served, MI5, RUC, PSNI, Special Branch, Army and State:

Case 1: Former agent Raymond Gilmour:
The RUC (special branch) and Mi5 - State - Do indeed forget about their former agents as soon as that agent has out lived his / her usefulness.

Case 1: Former agent Raymond Gilmour [who gave his all in the fight against terror] was abandoned by RUC /PSNI / Special Branch / Mi5 and State. Sadly Raymond has since died. See further informers here, below link; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F89TyMAj...

Case 2: Former agent Martin McGartland:
Former undercover agent Martin McGartland abandoned by Mi5 / RUC / PSNI / Special Branch and State.....

The RUC (special branch) and Mi5 - State - Do indeed forget about their former agents as soon as that agent has out lived his / her usefulness.

Martin McGartland has faced [Failed] attempts by MI5, Police and Special Branch to to stich him up as well as false arrests, malicious prosecutions and much more. Martin has been left permanently disabled as a result of his 1999 shooting by IRA (as a direct result of MI5, Police and state Vendetta and negligence and withdrawal of medical treatment ) .... See further informers here, below link; https://youtu.be/i3O0CQPSKf0

Case 3 - former undercover Kevin Fulton abandoned by Mi5 / RUC / PSNI / Special Branch and State. The RUC (special branch) and Mi5 - State - Do indeed forget about their former agents as soon as that agent has out lived his / her usefulness. More information here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep2x7mDQ...