Justice and Security Bill [HL]
TO BE MOVED
LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
Page 13, line 29, at end insert—
“(1) The chair of the ISC shall be elected by the House of Commons by secret ballot.
(2) A candidate wishing to stand for election to the chair of the Committee must seek in advance of the ballot the formal consent of the Prime Minister for their candidature, to be notified in writing.
(3) The first election will take place as soon as there is a vacancy in the Chairmanship, not at the next General Election.”