National Security Council - Who's who
Members of the National Security Council are:
The Prime Minister
The National Security Council is chaired by the Prime Minister.
Prime Minister David Cameron
Deputy Prime Minister
The Deputy PM is the Deputy Chair of the Council.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg
The Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
The Foreign Secretary
Foreign Secretary William Hague
The Defence Secretary
Defence Secretary Liam Fox
The Home Secretary
Home Secretary Theresa May
The Secretary of State for the Department for International Development
Secretary of State for the Department for International Development Andrew Mitchell
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander
The Minister for Government Policy
The Minister for Government Policy, Oliver Letwin, is based in the Cabinet Office.
Minister for Government Policy Oliver Letwin
Other Cabinet Ministers attend as required (i.e. depending on what the Council is discussing). Similarly the Chief of the Defence Staff, Heads of Intelligence Agencies also attend when required.