Julian Lewis

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Person.png Julian Lewis   Powerbase
(spook, politician)
Born Julian Murray Lewis
1951-09-26
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
Nationality British
Alma mater Balliol College, Oxford, St Antony's College
Founder of Coalition for Peace Through Security, Policy Research Associates
Member of Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, Le Cercle, The 61
Party Conservative
Website http://www.julianlewis.net/index.php

Background

Born in Swansea, Wales, Lewis was educated at Dynevor School, Swansea, at Balliol College, Oxford, from which he received an MA in Philosophy and Politics in 1977, and at St Antony's College, Oxford, from which he received a DPhil in Strategic Studies in 1981.

Career

Like many attendees of le Cercle, Lewis was an active opponent of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament throughout the 1980s.

Deep political connections

Julian Lewis was introduced to Brian Crozier by Norris McWhirter and Crozier made him a member of his private intelligence agency, The 61. He became the group's leading activist in the UK.

In 1983 (and probably on other occasions) he attended a meeting of Le Cercle[1] - and also parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee supposed to oversee the UK intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ.

Pro-nuclear stance

In the UK Parliament, he actively pursues the retention and renewal of the British strategic nuclear deterrent, the Trident programme.


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