Ray Mawby
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Former Tory minister Ray Mawby revealed as a spy

A former Conservative government minister has been revealed as a spy who sold information to the Czechoslovak authorities during the communist era. Raymond Mawby, who died in 1990, was identified as a spy after papers came to light in the Czech Republic during a BBC investigation.

In 1967 Ray Mawby took part in a BBC discussion in which he highlighted the security threat he believed was posed by legalising homosexuality.

  • 28 Jun 2012
  • From the section UK