Lord Lawson (Chairman)

Nigel Lawson (Conservative), Secretary of State for Energy 1981-83, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1983-89, author of An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming, 2008.

Lord Donoughue

Bernard Donoughue (Labour), Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister (first Harold Wilson, then James Callaghan) 1974-79.

Lord Fellowes

Robert Fellowes (Crossbench), Assistant Private Secretary to the Queen 1977-86, Deputy Private Secretary to the Queen 1986-90, Private Secretary to the Queen 1990-99.

Rt Rev Peter Forster

Bishop of Chester since 1996.

Sir Martin Jacomb

Deputy Chairman of Barclays Bank 1985-93, Director of the Bank of England 1986-95.

Baroness Nicholson

Emma Nicholson (Liberal Democrat), MP for Devon West and Torridge 1987-97 (first Con, then Lib Dem), former Lib Dem MEP for S E England (1999-2009).

Sir James Spooner

Former Director of Sainsbury and Barclays Bank and a former Chairman of the Council of King’s College London; honorary treasurer of the GWPF.

Lord Turnbull

Andrew Turnbull (Crossbench), Permanent Secretary, Environment Department,1994-98; Permanent Secretary to the Treasury 1998-2002, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service 2002-05.