The Observer, December 23 1984
with David Leigh and Jonathan Foster
Despite denials, Special Branch officers have been investigating the murder of Hilda Murrell, the Shrewsbury spinster whose death was linked with British intelligence in Parliament last week.
The Observer, January 6 1985
Even before detectives have begun investigating suggestions that the peace activist Hilda Murrell was killed by British intelligence, their inquiries have apparently been anticipated by a Home Office denial.
The Observer, January 27 1985
with Martin Bailey
Objectors at the public inquiry into the Sizewell nuclear reactor have been the target of a secret surveillance operation by a private detective agency which has links with British intelligence.
The Observer, February 3 1985
Scotland Yard is being pressed to investigate allegations that private detectives have been secretly working for government departments and obtaining highly confidential information from official records.
The Observer, March 30 1986
Murdered rose grower and anti-nuclear campaigner Hilda Murrell was the victim of a 'state crime,' according to her nephew, former Intelligence officer Rob Green.
The Guardian, March 21 1994
It was a rotten time, aggressive and cynical. The task force was back from the South Atlantic, the cruise missiles were coming into Greenham Common, they were shooting to kill in Belfast, they were banning unions at GCHQ and trampling down strikers in the coal fields. It was a time of ruthlessness in Government and of the crushing of enemies. And everywhere, there was the shadow of the secret...