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  The Duchy of Lancaster - Duke, Chancellor and Officers
The Duchy of Lancaster is administered on behalf of the Sovereign, the Duke of Lancaster, by the Chancellor and Duchy Council.
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is responsible to the Sovereign for the administration of the Duchy.
The Council is responsible to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and the Chancellor to the Sovereign, for the Duchy's affairs.
www.duchyoflancaster.org.uk /output/page41.asp   (568 words)

  
 Chancellors of the Duchy of Lancaster
Duchy of Lancaster is one of only two Duchies in the United Kingdom, the other being the Duchy of Cornwall.
The Duchy of Lancaster was created for John of Gaunt, a younger son of King Edward III of England, when John had acquired its constituent lands through marriage to the Lancaster heiress.
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, a high position which is sometimes a cabinet post.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Documents/chancellors_of_the_duchy_of_lanca.htm   (176 words)

  
 Lancaster, Joseph - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Lancaster, Joseph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His radical experiment in the monitorial method of teaching, in which older pupils instructed groups of younger ones, was widely applied in both Britain and the USA.
After being involved in a scandal in 1814 and resigning from the society, Lancaster emigrated to the USA.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Lancaster,+Joseph   (217 words)

  
 Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is, in modern times, a sinecure office in the British government.
Originally the chief officer of the Duchy of Lancaster, that estate is now run by a deputy, leaving the position of Chancellor to serve in effect as an alternative Minister without Portfolio.
He is now the Chancery Division Judge in the north-west, and no longer appointed to that position as legal officer of the Duchy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chancellor_of_the_Duchy_of_Lancaster   (2445 words)

  
 28 Jun 2005: Written answers (TheyWorkForYou.com)
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the oral statement of 7 June 2005, Official Report, column 1133, on the Finance Bill, what model was used to estimate the VAT gap.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his estimate is of the total amount of financial penalties that have been collected by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs for late filing of income tax...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the scale of unpaid VAT as a percentage of the theoretical liability for VAT has been in each of the last 10 years for which data are available; and if...
www.theyworkforyou.com /wrans/?d=2005-06-28   (12427 words)

  
 Civil Contingencies Bill: 19 Jan 2004: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Clearly, we would have to be mindful of concerns that such information might fall into the hands of those who do not share the best interests of the population of the UK.
My anxiety is that, in the event of a major national incident, the area that I represent—a constituency on the fringes of London—will be swamped by people moving out from the centre, without proper planning having taken place within the area.
I have of course signed a certificate to the effect that the Bill is compatible with the European convention on human rights, and we are concerned to ensure that the safeguards are in place.
www.theyworkforyou.com /debates?id=2004-01-19.1096.0&s=speaker:10007   (9533 words)

  
 chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Honorary post held by a UK cabinet minister who has a special role outside that of the regular ministries.
The post was created in 1351, and was originally the monarch's representative controlling the royal lands and courts within the duchy.
Alan Milburn was appointed to the post in 2004, with a brief to manage the Labour government's re-election campaign in 2005.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0011056.html   (229 words)

  
 The Transfer of Functions (Science) Order 1995
—(1) In the Science and Technology Act 1965, for the words "Minister for the Civil Service or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster", wherever occurring in sections 2 and 3 and Schedules 1 and 3 (Research Councils), there shall be substituted the words "Secretary of State".
In sections 213(1) (miscellaneous grants) and 233(a) (expenses) of the Education Reform Act 1988 the words ", the Minister for the Civil Service or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster"shall be omitted.
In regulations 2, 3, 4, 14, 17 and 18(1) and (2)(a) to (d) of the Education (Grant) Regulations 1990 (approval and payment of grants, and c.) the words ", the Minister for the Civil Service or the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster", wherever occurring, shall be omitted.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1995/Uksi_19952985_en_2.htm   (439 words)

  
 Alan Milburn - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He is Labour MP for Darlington, and served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Health until he resigned citing lack of balance with his family life, and rejoined it as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster for oversight of Labour's re-election campaign.
He went on to Lancaster University where he is reported to have been a supporter of Leon Trotsky's ideas.
He returned to government in September 2004, with the title of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Alan_Milburn   (584 words)

  
 Orders of the Day
Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what estimate he has made of the cost to his Department of the proposed arrangements for consulting 'focus groups'.
Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, when he plans to conclude his discussions on the Citizen's Charter; and what are his plans for promoting and developing the quality of public services.
Mr John Gunnell (Morley and Rothwell): To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what guidance he has given the Commissioner of Public Appointments regarding his role in relation to reappointments of existing chairpersons of public bodies whose terms of office are or shortly will be due for renewal.
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/cm199798/cmvote/cmorder/cm970730.htm   (2422 words)

  
 Lancaster Alumni Online - News - Alan Milburn visits his old University
Alan Milburn, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, visited Lancaster University yesterday to meet students and members of staff on his first official visit to the county in his new role.
“This is my first official visit since I took up the post of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and I’m pleased that the University was chosen,” said Mr Milburn.
He is responsible to The Queen for the general administration of the Duchy of Lancaster.
www.alumni.lancs.ac.uk /News/news.aspx?newsId=161   (171 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Politics | Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is a member of the Cabinet.
It is an ancient title which nowadays carries rather light, nominal duties in connection with the administration of the Duchy's estates and rents.
For this reason, being appointed to this role has in the past been ironically derided by onlookers as an underhand way of demoting a minister without having to sack anyone.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/uk_politics/81944.stm   (131 words)

  
 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 20 students enjoyed a tour of Parliament before meeting their MP in a Select Committee room and asking him searching questions about current political issues and about his role as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
They asked about Mr Milburn's views on fox hunting and the use of the Parliament Act, security issues and the introduction of identity cards, the relationship between the UK and America, the Middle East, Iraq, the North East Regional Assembly referendum and the EU constitution.
In addition, Mr Milburn explained his new role in the Labour Party as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and gave some insight into the party's preparations for the general election.
www.qeliz.ac.uk /news/2004/06-12-2004.html   (307 words)

  
 Civil Service/Privy Council Departments
Lost GE Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Leader of the House of Commons and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister of State (Arts)
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /table/york/PCresign.html   (229 words)

  
 duchy - OneLook Dictionary Search
duchy : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Phrases that include duchy: grand duchy, grand duchy of luxembourg, chancellor of the duchy of lancaster, duchy of brabant, brabant duchy of, more...
This is a OneLook Word of the Day, which means it might be in the news.
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 Timeline 1811-1820
1812-1840 Carl Ludvig Engel, a Prussian architect, redesigned and rebuilt Helsinki as the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland-Russia.
He founded the German Empire and was the chancellor of Germany, the Second Reich, from 1866-90 [1971-1990].
The Iron Chancellor created the modern social insurance state when he introduced transfer payments to appease worker insecurities.
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 1982 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
September 29-October 1 - The Tylenol scare is sparked after seven people in the Chicago, Illinois area die after ingesting capsules laced with potassium cyanide
October 1 - Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.
October 11 - The Mary Rose, flagship of Henry VIII of England that sank in 1545 is raised
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1982   (2923 words)

  
 Lancaster, Chancellor of the Duchy of
Public office created in 1351 and attached to the crown since 1399.
The office of Chancellor of the Duchy is a sinecure without any responsibilities, usually held by a member of the cabinet with a special role outside that of the regular ministries; for example, Harold Lever as financial adviser to the Wilson–Callaghan governments from 1974.
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www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0004392.html   (239 words)

  
 NPC :: Postgraduate Facts and Issues :: Old Policy Responses Archive :: Contributions to the consultation on the ...
NPC :: Postgraduate Facts and Issues :: Old Policy Responses Archive :: Contributions to the consultation on the science and technology white paper for the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster by the National Postgraduate Committee (1993)
Contributions to the consultation on the science and technology white paper for the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster by the National Postgraduate Committee (1993)
We aim to try to answer some of the questions raised by the Chancellor of the Duchy where they are relevant to academic research, and secondly address some more general points which the consultation exercise brings to light.
www.npc.org.uk /page/1099954066   (1805 words)

  
 Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Samuel (of Mount Carmel and of Toxteth), Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount
British statesman and philosopher, one of the first Jewish members of the British cabinet (as chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, 1909–10).
He was perhaps most important as first British high commissioner for Palestine (1920–25), carrying out that delicate assignment with varying but considerable success.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9065246   (638 words)

  
 news - UK: CONSULTATION LAUNCHED TODAY ON REFORM OF PUBLIC SECTOR OMBUDSMAN SERVICES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Consultation Launched Today on Reform of Public Sector Ombudsman Services A consultation paper on reform of public sector Ombudsman services was launched today by John Hutton, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
The proposed reforms, which are an important element of the Public Service Reform Programme, will enable the Ombudsmen to work together more effectively and provide complainants with a more effective and streamlined service.
John Hutton, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, who is responsible for leading the Public Services Reform agenda across government, said:
www.noticias.info /asp/aspcomunicados.asp?nid=88906   (501 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : House of Commons - Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Liberal Democrats : House of Commons - Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
House of Commons - Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
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libdems.org.uk /parliament/parliamentaryreport.html?id=4673&...   (294 words)

  
 Sinecure - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A sinecure (from Latin sine, without, and cura, care) means an office which requires or involves little or no responsibility, labour, or active service.
Examples are the Lord Privy Seal and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in the British cabinet.
Sinecures have historically provided a potent tool for governments or monarchs to distribute patronage, while recipients are able to store up titles and easy salaries.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Sinecure   (207 words)

  
 Better Quality Services: a handbook on creating public/private partnerships through market testing and contracting out
by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Cabinet Minister for Public Service
Following this handbook will help in doing all this, so that, together, we fulfil our obligations to customers, taxpayers and citizens as a whole.
Foreword by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
archive.cabinetoffice.gov.uk /eeg/1998/quality/hb_ind.htm   (298 words)

  
 Morning press briefing from 10 February 2006
You are here: home > newsroom > media centre > Downing Street press briefings > Morning press briefing from 10 February 2006
Press briefing from the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman on: Falklands-Venezuela, Education Bill, ID Cards, Dunfermline by-election, Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster and QinetiQ
Put that President Chávez had remarked recently that the British Army had gone to the Falklands to "trample over Argentinean soldiers" and that it should really be turned over to Argentina, the PMOS said it was not to anybody's benefit to get into a war of words on this.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page9041.asp   (703 words)

  
 The Duchy of Lancaster - Lancaster University Council
The Duchy of Lancaster - Lancaster University Council
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster appoints a Duchy member to the Lancaster University Council for a five year term (renewable).
J C Dunning Esq CBE, JP, DL, FRAgS,
www.duchyoflancaster.org.uk /output/page67.asp   (38 words)

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