Biosecurity and national security Contents

Annex: Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy

The Members of the Joint Committee which conducted the inquiry were

Margaret Beckett MP (Chair)

Lord Brennan

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem

Sarah Champion MP

Yvette Cooper MP

Tobias Ellwood MP

Richard Graham MP

Lord Harris of Haringey

Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill

Baroness Henig

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger

Darren Jones MP

Alicia Kearns MP

Lord King of Bridgwater

Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho

Sir Edward Leigh MP

Angus Brendan MacNeil MP

Sir Robert Neill MP

Baroness Neville-Jones

Lord Powell of Bayswater

Bob Stewart MP

Tom Tugendhat MP

Declarations of interest (Lords)315

The following interests, relevant to this inquiry, were declared:

Lord Brennan

Advisory Board Member, Assured Enterprises Inc.

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem

Patron of the Defence Forum

Honorary President, European Leadership Network

Chairman, Political Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and a member of its Bureau

Member of the APPG for the Armed Forces

Chancellor of the University of St Andrews

Lord Harris of Haringey

Chair, Independent Reference Group, National Crime Agency

Chair, National Trading Standards

Chair, Fundraising Regulator

Chairman of Advisory Council, City Security and Resilience Networks

Member of Board, Cyber Security Challenge UK Ltd

Toby Harris Associates – EISC (Electric Infrastructure Security Council) was a former client

Co-chair of APPG for policing and security

Member, House of Lords Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee

Conducted review for Counter Terrorism Policing in 2017–2018 on proposals for a combined Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Hub in London

Board Member, Resilience First

President, Institute for Strategic Risk Management

Visit to Brussels, November 2019, to participate in workshop on Strengthening Public­Private Cooperation in Hybrid Crises; travel and accommodation paid by Friends of Europe

Visit to Geneva, November 2019, to speak at Crisis 2030 conference; travel and accommodation paid by Geneva Centre for Security Policy and Institute for Strategic Risk Management

Chair of the National Preparedness Commission

Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill

No relevant interests declared

Baroness Henig

Non-Executive Chair of SecuriGroup Ltd, Glasgow, a private security company providing security guards and events security

President of Security Institute, a membership organisation of professionals in private security and government departments

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger

Chair of advisers of Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS)

Co-chair of APPG for Women, Peace and Security

Member of steering board of Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI)

Trustee, the Chalker Foundation

Honorary Colonel of Outreach Group, 77th Brigade

Coordinator of Afghan Women’s Support Forum

Visit to Bangladesh, September 2019, to participate in an All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health study tour; cost of travel, accommodation and subsistence met by the APPG, supported by the European Parliamentary Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Member, APPG for the Armed Forces

Lord King of Bridgwater

Patron of Defence Forum

Previously, Government Trade Envoy to Saudi Arabia

Member, All Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces

Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho

Director of the Board of Twitter (paid) since May 2016

Founder and Chair of Doteveryone (unpaid)

Chancellor of Open University

Member of the Panel for the Independent Surveillance Review

Baroness Neville-Jones

Previously, adviser to Ridge Global LLC, Washington DC (cyber security consultants)

Visit to Iceland, September 2019, with All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Polar Regions; cost of travel, accommodation, food and tour fees partly met by Mamont Foundation and British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union

Visit to Moscow, May 2019, to discuss Russian-European relations; flights, accommodation and food costs paid by the Club of Three

Chairman of Advisory Board, Cyber Security Challenge

Lord Powell of Bayswater

Strategic Advisor to BAE Systems

Advisor to Rolls Royce, ceased end February 2020

Member of the Advisory Board of Thales UK

Council Member, International Institute for Strategic Studies

Chairman, Atlantic Partnership

Vice President, Great Britain China Centre

A full list of Committee Members’ interests can be found in the Register of Lords’ Interests: and in the House of Commons Register of Members’ Financial Interests:

315 The declarations of interests by the Commons Members are available in the Committee’s Formal Minutes 2019–21

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