Queen and home secretary were told of treachery in 1964 but not Alec Douglas-Home

When the Queen’s art adviser Anthony Blunt quietly admitted in 1964 that he had been a spy for Stalinist Russia, the confession sent shockwaves through the British secret state and the royal family.

Having spent years attempting to identify the so-called “fourth man” of the Cambridge five spy ring, MI5 finally had their man.

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