§ The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)
The Joint Committee on Security (JCOS) is an advisory committee of members of both Houses appointed by the House Committee in the House of Lords and by the Speaker in the House of Commons to make recommendations to myself and Mr Speaker on the security of the parliamentary estate. Members of the Committee are available to discuss security issues with colleagues. The committee is chaired by Bob Ainsworth MP. The Lords members are: Lord Cope of Berkeley; Lord Davies of Oldham; Lord Hunt of Wirral; Lord Peston; Lord Roper; and Lord Williamson of Horton.