Two women are employees of UKS intellgence services: Natalie at MI6 and Nadia at MI5: They are a bit of a surprise for anyone who is a fan of John Le Carre whose characters plot each other's ruin ... or take Gareth Williams
dead spy whose naked body lay in a holdall in his bathroom for a week before discovery!
MI6 Boss: Sir John Sawers said his spies are underpaid at £25,OOO start pay: P:A: rising to £43,OOO after 1O years:
Natalie a spy whose ID is carefully concealed was trotted out for rare radio interview on BBCs Asian network as part of recruitment drive in Muslim community when Al Qaeda type terror was the priority!
Nadia is a foreign language analyst: works on MI6 website ....goes to eat at canteen and goes for a walk to stretch legs:
The site referred to is supposed to be a secret ...once recruited Oxbridge graduates ... via discreet undercover tutors: the plot thickens!
MI5s 4,OOO staff are based around the UK and reflect society they serve ... writer writes that at this point the narration is delivered in a ...... Northern accent ... while the words of a 22 year old intelligence officer are in a scouse accent .. means: Liverpool accent! : writer refers to 11 plotters .... in a flat ... in Walthamstow east London July 2OO6:
So there is a marvellous pic of actor Daniel Craig who plays a new James Bond role and this is woven into the story on Spies and the spy bosses .... as the head of MI6 warns that a new generation of secret service agents
are being put off due to poor pay and lack of recognition for their work so : What do our James Bonds really do!
Salaries for today's James Bonds are more Skoda than Aston Martin! But famous former MI6 Officers include: author: John Le Carre: and Bond author .... Ian Fleming! Nice work!