Committee Members

The Justice and Security Act 2013 provides for the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament to have a membership of nine, drawn both from members of the House of Commons and members of the House of Lords, with none permitted to be a Minister of the Crown.  Members are appointed by the Houses of Parliament, having first secured the nomination of the Prime Minister (in consultation with the Leader of the Opposition).

Current membership:

The Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC MP (Chairman)

The Rt. Hon. Hazel Blears MP

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO

The Rt. Hon. Sir Menzies Campbell CBE QC MP

Mr Mark Field MP

The Rt. Hon. Paul Goggins MP

The Rt. Hon. George Howarth MP

Dr Julian Lewis MP

Lord Lothian QC PC