§ Mrs. Lait
To ask the Prime Minister what steps have been taken to appoint an intelligence and security committee, commissioner and tribunal, under the terms of the Intelligence Services Act 1994.
§ The Prime Minister
Following consultation with the Leader of the Opposition, and in accordance with section 10 of the Intelligence Services Act, I have appointed the intelligence and security committee as follows:
- The right hon. Tom King CH MP (Chairman)
- The right hon. Alan Beith MP
- The right hon. Dr John Gilbert MP
- The right hon. Sir Archie Hamilton MP
- The right hon. Lord Howe of Aberavon QC
- Mr Barry Jones MP
- Mr Michael Mates MP
- Mr Allan Rogers MP
- Sir Giles Shaw MP
In accordance with section 8 of the Intelligence Services Act 1994, I have appointed Lord Justice Stuart-Smith as the Intelligence Services Commissioner for a period of three years. Sir Simon Dennis Brown has been appointed president of the intelligence services tribunal, John Colin McInnes vice-president of the tribunal and Sir Richard Kennedy Harvey Gaskell a member of the tribunal, by royal warrant, each for a period of five years. All appointments take effect from 15 December 1994.