Committees

UK Parliament

  • Member - National Security Strategy Committee
  • UK Representative (Governing party) to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
  • Vice Chairman (Government) – Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • Executive Committee Member – British American Parliamentary Group
  • Vice Chairman – Parliamentary Space Committee (Defence & Security)
  • Member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) – UK Executive Committee
  • Appointed by the Prime Minister as a UK delegate to the Council of Europe (COE) 2015-current
  • Appointed by the Prime Minister to the Joint Human Rights Committee, Houses of Parliament, 2015-current

Conservative Parliamentary Committees/Groups

  • Secretary – 1922 Committee (Sept 2010 - May 2012)
  • Deputy Chairman – International Office, the Conservative Party (2010-2012)
  • Vice Chairman – Conservative Parliamentary Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee
  • Human Rights Commissioner - The Conservative Human Rights Commission (CHRC)

All Party Parliamentary Groups - Country Groups

  • Chairman – All Party Parliamentary Group for ASEAN Region
  • Vice Chairman – All Party Parliamentary Group on Africa
  • Vice Chairman– All Party Parliamentary Group on Latin America

All Party Parliamentary Groups

  • Chairman – Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA)
  • Chairman – Parliamentary Cyber Security Group
  • Vice Chairman - Social Care
  • Secretary - Conservation and Wildlife
  • Secretary – Parliamentary Group for Homeland Security
  • Treasurer – Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces

Select Committees

  • Member – Joint National Security Strategy Committee (since 2010-current)
  • Member – International Development Committee (DFID) (since 2012-current)
  • Transport Select Committee (up to May 2010)
  • Welsh Affairs Committee (up to May 2010)
  • (2005-7) Environmental Audit Select Committee
  • (2006-8) Department for Work & Pensions