U.K. ministers are accused of a cover-up as evidence emerges of soldiers spying on domestic critics of the Government’s Covid response. The Mail has the story.
The release of new documents contradict official assertions that a shadowy Army unit had only been monitoring foreign powers.
The Mail on Sunday revealed earlier this year that military operatives in the U.K.’s ‘information warfare’ brigade were part of a sinister scheme to keep a close eye on politicians and high-profile journalists who raised doubts about the pandemic response.
They compiled dossiers on public figures – such as ex-Minister David Davis, who questioned the modelling behind alarming death toll predictions, and the Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens – and reported their dissenting views back to No. 10. …