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MI5 boss Evans to step down

Sir Jonathan Evans is to step down as head of MI5 next month, Home Secretary Theresa May told MPs today.

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Evans to stand down after six years as MI5 chief

Sir Jonathan Evans is to step down as head of MI5 at the end of his contract term next month.

  • Evans worked with the Security Service for 33 years
  • He became Director General in April 2007, succeeding Lady Manningham-Buller
  • A 2010 report revealed he earned nearly £160,000 a year
  • He studied Latin and Greek at Bristol University

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