Brian Cubbon

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Sir Brian Cubbon, senior British civil servant, was Permanent Under Secretary of State of the Northern Ireland Office 1976-1979 and of the Home Office 1979-1988.

Sir Brian was injured in the killing by the IRA of the British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, in 1976. The car in which the party was travelling was hit by a bomb concealed in a culvert under the road. Sir Brian's Private Secretary, Judith Cooke was also killed, and the driver, Brian O'Driscoll, was also injured.

Cubbon co-founded intelligence business consultancy Hakluyt & Company Ltd, in 1995 with several other former secret service officials.

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