News Archive

5 July 2016

posted 5 Jul 2016, 06:04 by ISC Admin

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament has today published its 2015-2016 Annual Report covering the period between the appointment of the new Committee in September 2015 and June 2016.

9 June 2016

posted 9 Jun 2016, 08:54 by ISC Admin

9 February 2016

posted 9 Feb 2016, 05:29 by ISC Admin

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament has today published its Report on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill and also issued a press statement.

Today's report builds upon the ISC's major report published in March last year - Privacy and Security: A modern and transparent legal framework - which detailed all of the intrusive powers and capabilities available to the intelligence Agencies and which recommended significant changes to the legal framework and authorisation regimes governing their use.

14 January 2016

posted 18 Jan 2016, 07:47 by ISC Admin

The Chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP, has written an open letter to the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, the Rt. Hon. Harriet Harman QC MP, clarifying the scope of the ISC’s inquiry into intelligence basis for the drone strike which killed Reyaad Khan in Syria on 21 August 2015.

4 November 2015

posted 4 Nov 2015, 09:22 by ISC Admin   [ updated 4 Nov 2015, 09:22 ]

29 October 2015

posted 29 Oct 2015, 13:28 by ISC Admin   [ updated 29 Oct 2015, 13:50 ]

The Committee has today set out its work priorities for the coming months. Please see the Committee's statement for more details.

15 September 2015

posted 15 Sep 2015, 13:45 by ISC Admin   [ updated 15 Sep 2015, 14:07 ]

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC) has today elected the Rt Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP as its Chairman. Full details are contained in our press release.
 
The full membership of the ISC is therefore as follows:
 
The Rt Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP (Chair)
The Rt Hon. Sir Alan Duncan MP
The Rt Hon. George Howarth MP
The Rt Hon. the Lord Janvrin GCB GCVO
The Most Hon. the Marquess of Lothian QC PC
The Rt Hon. Fiona Mactaggart MP
The Rt Hon. Angus Robertson MP
The Rt Hon. Keith Simpson MP
The Rt Hon. Gisela Stuart MP

14 September 2015

posted 14 Sep 2015, 12:46 by ISC Admin   [ updated 16 Sep 2015, 06:55 ]

The following motion was agreed in the House of Lords today:

That this House approves the nomination of Lord Janvrin and the Marquess of Lothian as members of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.

The full list of ISC members now available here.

10 September 2015

posted 10 Sep 2015, 04:15 by ISC Admin   [ updated 16 Sep 2015, 06:56 ]

The following appeared on the House of Commons Votes and Proceedings record for yesterday (Wednesday 9 September 2015):

6. Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
Ordered, That Sir Alan Duncan, Mr Dominic Grieve, Mr George Howarth, Fiona Mactaggart, Angus Robertson, Mr Keith Simpson and Ms Gisela Stuart be appointed to the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament under Section 1 of the Justice and Security Act 2013.

The following appeared on the House of Lords Order of Business for Monday 14 September 2015:

Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament
The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Stowell of Beeston) to move that this House approves the nomination of Lord Janvrin and the Marquess of Lothian as members of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.

9 September 2015

posted 9 Sep 2015, 05:18 by ISC Admin   [ updated 16 Sep 2015, 06:56 ]

The following appeared today on the the House of Commons Order of Business:

3. INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMITTEE OF PARLIAMENT
The Prime Minister

That Sir Alan Duncan, Mr Dominic Grieve, Mr George Howarth, Fiona Mactaggart, Angus Robertson, Mr Keith Simpson and Ms Gisela Stuart be appointed to the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament under Section 1 of the Justice and Security Act 2013.

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