National security and intelligence

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What National security and intelligence does

The National Security Secretariat provides coordination on security and intelligence issues of strategic importance across government. Separately, the Joint Intelligence Organisation produces independent all-source assessments on issues of national security and foreign policy importance. By supporting the work of the National Security Council and the Joint Intelligence Committee respectively, they provide advice on these issues to the Prime Minister and other senior ministers.

National security and intelligence is part of the Cabinet Office.

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Sir Mark Sedwill
Sir Mark Sedwill
Cabinet Secretary
Rosemary Pratt
Director Hostile State Activity (HSA) and Cyber Unit, National Security Secretariat

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