Lord Bew was appointed as Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life on 1 September 2013. His term will end on 31 August 2018. He teaches Irish History and Politics at the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen’s University. Lord Bew has previously: – served on the Joint Committee on Parliamentary Privilege – chaired the independent review of Key Stage 2 (SATs) provision in England – served on the Joint Committee on the Defamation Bill, which addressed key issues of academic freedom – served on the Local London Authority Bill Select Committee acted as historical adviser to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry He was appointed as a non-party-political peer by the independent House of Lords Appointments Commission in February 2007, following his contributions to the Good Friday Agreement.
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The importance of NATO to British national security cannot be overstated, says @JohnBew in his latest piece for PX - & reminds #Labour of their crucial part in establishing our structure of collective security policyexchange.org.u… pic.twitter.com/zhXx…
Former First Sea Lord & Labour Security Minister Admiral Lord West has written the Foreword for @JohnBew's new essay on @NATO, #Russia & #Salisbury. Difference btwn today's Labour & Attlee's Labour "is as staggering as it is tragic" pic.twitter.com/Ygmq…