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Julia Montague

The Right Honourable Julia Montague is Home Secretary and a Conservative MP. Divorced, Julia lives alone in her London constituency.

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Keeley Hawes

Ambitious, smart and undaunted by opposition, Julia is pushing a controversial new counter-terrorism bill through parliament which would give the security services unprecedented powers of surveillance. Some of her colleagues believe Julia is on course to challenge the PM for party leadership.

As she gains public notoriety, Julia becomes a terrorist target and her new protection officer David Budd must step in to save her life.