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Signatories to the Statement of Principles

The eminent individuals listed below have signed The Henry Jackson Society’s Statement of Principles:

  • The Rt. Hon. Michael Ancram QC, 13th Marquess of Lothian
    • Shadow Foreign Secretary (2001-2005)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Devizes (1992-2010)
  • Gerard Baker
    • Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones & Company
    • Former Assistant Editor, The Times
  • Paul Beaver
    • Special Advisor to the Parliamentary Defence Committee
    • Director, Beaver Westminster Ltd.
  • Professor The Lord Bew
    • Professor of Politics, Queen’s University, Belfast
    • Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life (2013-current)
  • Professor Vernon Bogdanor
    • Fellow, Brasenose College, University of Oxford
    • Research Professor at the Institute for Contemporary History, King’s College London
  • Nicholas Boles MP
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Grantham and Stroud
    • Minister of State for Skills (2014-Current)
    • Director, Policy Exchange (2002-2007)
  • Chris Bryant MP
    • Former Minister for Europe
    • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (2015-current)
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Rhondda
  • Damian Collins MP
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe
    • Culture, Media and Sport Committee (2015-current)
  • Colonel Tim Collins OBE
    • CEO, New Century
    • Commander, First Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, Iraq (2003)
  • Professor Paul Cornish
    • Former Head of International Security Programme and Carrington Professor of International Security, Chatham House (2005-2011)
    • Research Group Director for Defence, Security & Infrastructure at RAND Europe. (2015-current)
  • Stephen Crabb MP
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Preseli Pembrokeshire
    • Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2016-current)
    • Secretary of State for Wales (2014-2016)
  • Sir Richard Dearlove OBE
    • Former Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge (2004-2015)
    • Head of the UK Secret Intelligence Service (1999-2004)
  • Major-General John Drewienkiewicz
    • Former Military Advisor to the High Representative for Bosnia
  • Mark Etherington
    • Civil Governor, Wasit Province, Iraq (2003-2004)
  • The Rt. Hon. Dr. The Lord Gilbert (deceased)
    • Minister of State for Defence (1976–1979 and 1997–1999)
    • Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1974-1975) and Minister of State for Transport (1975-1976)
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Dudley (1970-1974) and Dudley East (1974-1997)
  • Sir Philip Goodhart (deceased)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Beckenham (1957-1992)
  • The Lord Gordon of Strathblane CBE
    • Chief Executive (1991-1996) and Chairman (1996-2005), Scottish Radio Holdings
  • The Rt. Hon. Michael Gove MP
    • Secretary of State for Education (2010-2014)
    • Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (2015-Current)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath
  • Jonathan Gray
    • Senior Managing Director, Control Risks
    • Commanding Officer, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Iraq (2003-2004)
  • Tom Gross
    • Contributor, The Wall Street Journal, The National Post, and The Australian
    • Former Middle East Correspondent, The Sunday Telegraph
  • Robert Halfon MP
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Harlow
    • Former Political Director, Conservative Friends of Israel (2005-2008)
  • Fabian Hamilton MP
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds North East
  • Stephen Hammond MP
    • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (2012-2014)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Wimbledon
  • Greg Hands MP
    • Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2015-Current)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Chelsea & Fulham
  • Jackie Lawrence
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Preseli Pembrokeshire (1997-2005)
  • Professor Andrew Lever
    • Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Cambridge
    • Professor Fellow, University of Cambridge
    • Honorary Consultant, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
  • Stephen Pollard
    • Editor, The Jewish Chronicle
  • Greg Pope
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Hyndburn 1992-2010
  • Lord Powell of Bayswater KCMG
    • Private Secretary to The Rt. Hon. John Major MP, Prime Minister (1990-1991)
    • Personal Advisor for Defence and Security to the Prime Minister (1984-1991)
    • Private Secretary to The Rt. Hon. Margaret Thatcher MP, Prime Minister (1983-1990)
  • Andrew Roberts
    • Historian, Author, Journalist and Television Presenter
  • David Ruffley
    • Shadow Minister for Welfare Reform (2005-2007)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Bury St. Edmunds (1997-2015)
  • Jamie Shea
    • Director of Policy Planning, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (2005-2010)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges (2010-current)
    • Former Deputy Assistant Secretary General External Relations, Public Diplomacy Division (2003-2005)
  • The Rt. Hon. The Lord Soley of Hammersmith
    • Labour Member of Parliament for North Hammersmith and successor seats (1979-2005)
    • Chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party (1997-2001)
    • Chairman & Director of Good Governance Foundation
  • Irwin Stelzer
    • Senior Fellow and Director of Economic Policy Studies Group, Hudson Institute
    • S. Economic and Business Columnist, The Sunday Times, The Courier-Mail and The Guardian
    • Contributing Editor, The Weekly Standard
  • Gisela Stuart MP
    • Member of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (2015- Current)
    • Member of the Defence Select Committee (2010-2015)
    • Member, Foreign Affairs Select Committee (2001-2010)
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Edgbaston
  • The Rt. Hon. The Lord Trimble of Lisnagarvey
    • Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1998)
    • First Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1998-2002)
    • Leader of the Ulster Unionist Part (1995-2005) and Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament for Upper Bann (1990-2005)
  • The Hon. Edward Vaizey MP
    • Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (2014-current)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Wantage
  • The Rt. Hon. Lord Willetts MP
    • Minister of State for Universities and Science (2010-2014)
    • Shadow Minister for Education (2007-2010)
    • Conservative Member of Parliament for Havant (1992-2015)
  • Professor Alan Lee Williams OBE
    • Former Director, Atlantic Council of the United Kingdom and Former President, Atlantic Treaty Association
    • Labour Member of Parliament for Hornchurch (1966-1970 and 1974-1979)