News Archive

21 July 2020

posted 21 Jul 2020, 02:30 by ISC Admin   [ updated 21 Jul 2020, 02:41 ]

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament has today published the following two reports, and has also issued a press release in relation to the Report on 'Russia': 

 

Russia Report

Press Release

 

Annual Report 2018-19

20 July 2020

posted 20 Jul 2020, 06:29 by ISC Admin

The Committee's Report on Russia, prepared by its predecessor, will be laid before Parliament at 10:30am on Tuesday 21 July.

The Report will then be available here on the Committee's website.

(Please note that advance copies will not be available).

16 July 2020

posted 16 Jul 2020, 02:44 by ISC Admin   [ updated 16 Jul 2020, 05:31 ]

The Committee has unanimously agreed this morning that it will publish the Report on Russia prepared by its predecessor before the House rises for the summer recess.

15 July 2020

posted 15 Jul 2020, 09:15 by ISC Admin

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC) today elected Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP as its Chairman.   

14 July 2020

posted 14 Jul 2020, 08:41 by ISC Admin

On the afternoon of Tuesday 14 July 2020 the House of Lords voted to approve the House of Lords Member of the ISC. The Official Hansard record can be found here.

14 July 2020

posted 14 Jul 2020, 04:21 by ISC Admin

On the evening of Monday 13 July 2020 the House of Commons voted to approve the House of Commons Members of the ISC. The Official Hansard record can be found here.

10 July 2020

posted 10 Jul 2020, 03:04 by ISC Admin   [ updated 10 Jul 2020, 03:23 ]

The following item relating to Membership of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) is on the House of Commons Order Paper for debate and vote on Monday 13 July 2020:


5. INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMITTEE OF PARLIAMENT


Up to 90 minutes (Standing Order No. 16(1))


The Prime Minister

That Chris Grayling, Sir John Hayes, Stewart Hosie, Dame Diana Johnson, Mr Kevan Jones, Dr Julian Lewis, Mark Pritchard and Theresa Villiers be appointed to the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament under Section 1 of the Justice and Security Act 2013.



The following item relating to Membership of the Intelligence and Security Committee  (ISC) is on the House of Lords Order Paper for debate and vote on Tuesday 14 July 2020:


Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) to move that this House approves the nomination of Lord West of Spithead as a member of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.  


17 December 2019

posted 17 Dec 2019, 07:23 by ISC Admin

On 13 December No. 10 wrote to the Committee Secretariat to notify it that the Prime Minister has now confirmed that there is no material in the Committee's Russia Report which, if published, would be prejudicial to the discharge of the functions of the security and intelligence Agencies, and that therefore the Report may be published once the new Committee is appointed.

5 November 2019

posted 5 Nov 2019, 08:40 by ISC Admin   [ updated 3 Dec 2019, 08:09 ]

Under the Justice and Security Act 2013, Members of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament hold office for the duration of a Parliament and therefore vacate their posts upon the dissolution of Parliament. The new Committee will be appointed after the 2019 General Election.

Members are appointed by the Houses of Parliament (having been nominated by the Prime Minister in consultation with the Leader of the Opposition). The Chair of the Committee is elected by its Members.

17 October 2019

posted 17 Oct 2019, 08:37 by ISC Admin   [ updated 17 Oct 2019, 08:37 ]

The Committee has today sent its Report, 'Russia', to the Prime Minister.

In accordance with the Justice and Security Act 2013, the Prime Minister will now consider whether there is any information in the report which, if published, would be prejudicial to the continued discharge of the functions of the security and intelligence Agencies. The Committee expects to be in a position to publish the report imminently.

The Committee is continuing its Inquiry into national security issues relating to China, and has agreed subsequently to undertake an Inquiry considering the threat from Right Wing Terrorism.

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