First class transport security
Admiral Lord West discusses the latest threats to UK transport security and calls for a more holistic and co-operative approach to ensure the safety and security of passengers
intersec: Could you start by telling us something about your background in relation to Transport Security?
LW: I first became involved in fighting terrorism and terrorists in Aden in 1967, having joined the Royal Navy in 1965. Over the course of my career in the Navy, which culminated in my becoming First Sea Lord, I held the position of Chief of Defence Intelligence for three years, covering the Navy, Army . . .