Covert Human Intelligence Sources

MQT on 2007-05-23
Session date: 
May 23, 2007
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Please provide details of: 1) How much money the Metropolitan Police (including Anti-Terrorist Squad, Special Branch etc) has spent on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS's) every year for the past five years;  2) How many CHIS the Metropolitan Police had on its payroll for each of these years; 3)  What was the largest amount any of them received; 4)  Which section of the Metropolitan Police they were providing information for (eg Anti-Terrorist Squad, Flying Squad, Vice & Clubs, Operation Trident etc); and 5)  How much money was spent on their security, giving them new identities and housing them in safe houses etc.


Answer for Covert Human Intelligence Sources

Answer for Covert Human Intelligence Sources

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The MPS has informed me that for operational and security reasons, they are not in a position to provide a response to the question posed.