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Questions for Thatcher on double-agent charge

Prime Minister MArgaret Thatcher Monday called for a report on a newspaper story saying a former head of Britain's counter-espionage service may have been a Soviet agent for 30 years. She is to report to Parliament Thursday. The copyright report by the London Daily Mail's security affairs specialist, Chapman Pincher, said Sir Roger Hollis, head of Britain's MI-5 counterespionage service from 1956 to 1965 "is feared" to have been an agent of the Soviet KGB secret service. Pincher will expand the allegations against Hollis in a boo k to be published this weel.

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