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
• Editor-in-Chief of the Wall Street Journal and Managing Editor 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 Centre for British Politics and Government, King’s College London

Chris Bryant MP
• Former Minister for Europe
• Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (2015-2016)
• Labour Member of Parliament for Rhondda

Damian Collins MP
• Conservative Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe
• Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee (2016-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)
• Former Associate Director, Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (2013-2018)

Stephen Crabb MP
• Conservative Member of Parliament for Preseli Pembrokeshire
• Secretary of State for Wales (2014-2016)
• Committee on Exiting the European Union

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 (2015-2016)
• Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Jun 2017-current)
• Conservative Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath

Jonathan Gray
• Senior Partner, 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
• Former shadow Foreign Office minister (2016)

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 (2015-2016)
• Minister of State for Trade and Investment (2016-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)
• National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (2016-current)

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
• Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges (2010-current)
• Director of Policy Planning, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (2005-2010)
• 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
• U.S. economic and business columnist for The Sunday Times

Gisela Stuart MP
• Member of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (2015- 2017)
• Member of the Defence Select Committee (2010-2015)
• Member, Foreign Affairs Select Committee (2001-2010)
• Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Edgbaston (1997-2017)

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, Communications and Creative Industries (2010-2016)
Conservative Member of Parliament for Wantage

The Rt. Hon. Lord Willetts
• 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)


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