The Committee has the power to require the submission of written evidence and documents, to examine witnesses, to meet at any time (except when Parliament is prorogued or dissolved), to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom, to appoint specialist advisers, and to make Reports to both Houses. The Lords Committee has power to agree with the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman.
The reports of the Committee are published by Order of both Houses. All publications of the Committee are on the Internet at www.parliament.uk/jcnss.
The current staff of the Committee are Nick Beech (Commons Clerk), Antony Willott (Lords Clerk), Ashlee Godwin (Commons Committee Specialist), Rebecca McLoughlin (Commons Committee Assistant), William Jones (Lords Committee Assistant), and Alex Paterson (Media Officer).
All correspondence should be addressed to the Commons Clerk of the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 7367; the Committee’s email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.