Rory Stewart denies being a spy

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Published on 18 Jun 2019, 10:33
Conservative leadership candidate Rory Stewart has been asked whether he served with the intelligence agency MI6 after an article in the Daily Telegraph quoted security sources claiming he had been employed as a spy in his 20s. Stewart was pressed on his past in an interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, where he again denied having worked for MI6. However, he said he would be bound by secrecy if he had been and pointed out that newspapers would be revealing official secrets by outing former spies

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