Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC) is a statutory committee of the Parliament of the United Kingdom appointed to oversee the work of the UK intelligence community.[1][2]

AbbreviationISC
Formation1994
PurposeStatutory Committee of Parliament responsible for oversight of the UK intelligence community
Chair
Julian Lewis
Parent organisation
UK Parliament
Websiteisc.independent.gov.uk
Formerly called
Intelligence and Security Committee

The Committee was established in 1994[3] by the Intelligence Services Act 1994, and its powers were reinforced by the Justice and Security Act 2013.[1]