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  Lord President Of The Council - LoveToKnow 1911
LORD PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL, in England, one of the great officers of state, and a member of the ministry.
For example, a committee of the lords of the council was formerly responsible for the work now dealt with by the secretary of state for foreign affairs; so also with that now discharged by the Board of Trade.
The office is very frequently held in conjunction with other ministerial offices, for example, in Gladstone's fourth ministry the secretary of state for India was also lord president of the council, and in the conservative ministry of 1903 the holder of the office was also president of the Board of Education.
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 Lord President of the Council
Lord President of the Council acts as Presiding officer of the Privy Council.
His principal responsibility is to preside at meetings of the Privy Council.
As the duties of the post are not rigorous it has often been given to a government minister, usually one of high standing, with non-departmental specific responsibilities.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Documents/lord_president_of_the_council.htm   (52 words)

  
  LORD PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL - LoveToKnow Article on LORD PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For example, a committee of the lords of the council was formerly responsible for the work now dealt with by the secretary of state for foreign affairs; so also with that now discharged by the Board of Trade.
The lord president up to 1855when a new post of vice-president of the council was createdwas responsible for the education department.
The lord president is appointed by a declaration made in council by the sovereign.
93.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LO/LORD_PRESIDENT_OF_THE_COUNCIL.htm   (373 words)

  
 Lord President - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lord President of the Council is the presiding officer of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
The Lord President of the Federal Court was the title of the head of the judiciary (now Chief Justice) of Malaysia until 1994.
The Lord President of the North was the historical office of the English monarch's representative in the north of England.
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 Lord President of the Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Office of Lord President of the Council is a British cabinet position, the holder of which acts as presiding officer of the Privy Council.
The Lord President's principal responsibility is to preside at meetings of the Privy Council, at which the British monarch formally assents to Orders-in-Council.
The Lord President served as chairman of the Lord President's Committee.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lord_President_of_the_Council   (1523 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Privy Council
Technically, the British cabinet is a committee of the Privy Council, hence the appointment of new cabinet ministers to the Council.
The Lord President is a Government minister, usually in recent years the Leader of the House of Commons; however, from July 2003 the Lord President was the Leader of the House of Lords.
Sweden's Privy Council, in contrast, was abolished as part of the reorganisation of the structures of government in the 1974 Instrument of Government (i.e., constitution dealing with the structures of government.) Ireland's Privy Council ceased to exist when the Irish Free State came into existence in 1922.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Privy_Council   (758 words)

  
 Encyclopædia Britannica Board of Editors
Lord Sutherland is a distinguished British scholar and public servant.
Lord Sutherland has served as principal of the University of Edinburgh, as well as in a number of other academic posts, including vice-chancellor of the University of London and Professor of History and Philosophy of Religion at King's College, London.
He was formerly Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England and a member of the Board of the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the British government's Council for Science and Technology, and he chaired the Royal Commission on Long Term Care for the Elderly.
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 Privy council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, especially in a monarchy.
The Irish Privy Council was abolished in 1922, when the Irish Free State separated from the United Kingdom; it was succeeded by the Privy Council for Northern Ireland, which became dormant after the suspension of the Parliament of Northern Ireland in 1972.
The British Privy Council was formerly the court of final adjudication for Hong Kong and Australia.
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 John Bradshawe - Marple's most famous son
From this date onwards Bradshawe presided at every meeting of the Commissioners held either privately or publicly, and on the 27th January he was to pronounce the sentence of the Court on King Charles.
The Lord General was not to be so easily diverted from his purpose and expelled the Council and its members in the same manner that he had dismissed the Commons.
In December 1653 Cromwell was inaugurated Lord Protector of the Commonwealth.
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 Privy Council Office (PCO) Homepage
The Rt Hon Baroness Ashton of Upholland was declared and sworn as Lord President of the Council on 28th June 2007.
On Monday 2 April, the Ministerial offices became part of the Cabinet Office and the PCO Secretariat and the Office of the Judicial Committee moved, retaining their separate and independent identity, to the Constitution Directorate of the MoJ whilst continuing to report to the Lord President of the Council.
Her Majesty was pleased to appoint Judith Caroline Simpson as the new Clerk of the Council at the meeting of 13th June 2007.
www.privy-council.org.uk /output/page1.asp   (148 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Politics | Lord President of the Council
The Lord President of the Council is a member of the cabinet.
The Lord President is in charge of the Office of the Privy Council and responsible for overseeing its work.
In recent years the job of Lord President has been combined with that of Leader of the House of Lords.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/82533.stm   (86 words)

  
 Privy Council Office (PCO) Homepage
The Rt Hon Baroness Ashton of Upholland was declared and sworn as Lord President of the Council on 28th June 2007.
Following a Machinery of Government review, the Prime Minister decided that in order to manage the functions of the Privy Council (PCO) better, these would be split between the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).
On Monday 2 April, the Ministerial offices became part of the Cabinet Office and the PCO Secretariat and the Office of the Judicial Committee moved, retaining their separate and independent identity, to the Constitution Directorate of the MoJ whilst continuing to report to the Lord President of the Council.
www.privy-council.org.uk   (158 words)

  
 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lord High Stewardship was held by the Earls of Leicester until 1399 when the holder became the Sovereign; and since 1421, a Lord High Steward has generally only been appointed temporarily either for the day of a coronation or for the trials of peers (before 1948).
The Lord Chancellor has the greatest range of functions: he is the Keeper of the Great Seal, the Speaker of the House of Lords, the most senior judge in England and Wales, and a cabinet minister responsible for the Lord Chancellor's Department (now the Department for Constitutional Affairs).
The House of Lords Act 1999 removed the automatic right of hereditary peers to sit in the House of Lords, but the Act provided that the Lord Great Chamberlain and Earl Marshal be exempt from such a rule, so that they may continue to carry out their ceremonial functions in the House of Lords.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Great_Officers_of_State   (968 words)

  
 Stall-Plates of the Knights of the Garter
Lord President of the Council of the North.
Lord President of the Council and Prime Minister.
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and Earl Marshal of England.
www.heraldica.org /topics/orders/garterstalls.htm   (12928 words)

  
 Privy Council   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In British politics, the Privy Council, formally known as Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, is a largely ceremonial council of personal advisers to the Sovereign.
However, the former is officially preferred by the Privy Council Office in London, while the latter is the spelling used in the Canadian Constitution Act 1867 in relation to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.
Sweden's Privy Council, in contrast, was abolished as part of the reorganisation of the structures of government in the 1974 Instrument of Government (i.e., constitution dealing with the structures of government).
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/privy_council   (1067 words)

  
 MARY ROBERTSON (AP) FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW OF A DECISION OF FIFE COUNCIL v. , 20 April 2001, Lord President
This meant that, although the person actually received residential nursing care, the Council effected a saving since, if they had themselves made the arrangements under the English equivalent of Section 13A, they could not have recovered the full cost of the nursing home charges from the resident if her capital was less than £16,000.
Counsel for the petitioner argued that the respondents' decision was an attempt to evade the policy of Parliament as expressed in these statutes and in effect to put improper force on her sons to pay for her accommodation.
The Lord Ordinary founded upon this provision as demonstrating that at the stage of deciding whether to provide assistance the local authority are to have regard to means and this conferred on them a discretion to grant or refuse an application.
www.scotcourts.gov.uk /opinions/P5_14G_99.html   (12865 words)

  
 Report of the Departmental Committee appointed by the Lord President of the council to consider the working of the ...
Report of the Departmental Committee appointed by the Lord President of the council to consider the working of the Midwives Act,1902: Vol.
County councils' powers of delegation to district councils have been detrimental and should be withdrawn; where delegation is still exercised, it should be revoked.
Tables and graphs of statistical information on the mortality and accidents in childbirth; tables on the contributions leviable by the Central Midwives Board from the local authorities to meet deficit; tables of returns regarding the distribution of the numbers of midwives in County boroughs and non-county boroughs
www.bopcris.ac.uk /bopall/ref7471.html   (383 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Lord President   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lord Taylor of Warwick and Janet Lewis-Jones will be taking over from the current Vice President, Monica Sims, who will be retiring at the end of this year.
Lord Taylor has always had a passion for sport, especially cricket as his father played for West Indies and he himself is a former Warwickshire County Colts cricketer.
She joined the administrative Civil Service and for 12 years worked in the Home Office, Cabinet Office Secretariat and in the Privy Council Office, where she was Principal Private Secretary to the Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords, William Whitelaw.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lord-President   (359 words)

  
 Britannia Biographies: William Paulet, 1st Marquis of Winchester
A year before the King’s death, he became Lord President of the Council and was nominated in Henry’s will as one of the eighteen execu­tors who were to act as a council of regency during his son’s minority.
She confirmed Winchester in all his offices, to which in March 1556 that of Lord Privy Seal was added, and thoroughly appreciated his care and vigi­lance in the management of her exchequer.
Two years later, when she was be­lieved to be dying, Winchester persuaded the council to agree to submit the rival claims to the succession to the Crown Lawyers and Judges, and to stand by their decision.
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 Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell
The prefix lord is ordinarily used as a less formal alternative to the full title (whether held by right or by courtesy) of marquess, earl, or viscount and is always so used in the case of baron (particularly in the peerage of Scotland, where it remains the only correct usage at all times).
The form of address "my lord" is properly used not only for bishops and those of the nobility to whom the title "lord" is applicable but also for all judges of the high court in England and lord provosts.
The great change in their status was effected when their presence in that council of the realm that became the House of Lords was determined by the issue of a writ of summons, dependent not on the tenure of land but only on the king's will.
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 Information Sheet No.2 - The President - Legislative Council - Parliament of Victoria
Although Presidents of Victoria's Legislative Council (and Speakers of the Legislative Assembly) are not, and have never been, as removed from party politics as British Speakers, their role continues to be influenced by the independent traditions of their Westminster counterpart.
A prominent example was President Sir Clifden Eager, who reportedly lost party pre-selection for his seat in 1952 due to his failure the previous year to resign the Presidency and join Liberal and Country Party colleagues on the floor of the House to vote against the Greater Melbourne Council Bill.
Whenever a President is elected, that person presents him/herself to the Governor to advise that he/she is the Legislative Council's choice and subsequently informs the House of the Governor's reply.
www.parliament.vic.gov.au /council/info_sheets/President.htm   (2043 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Lord President of the Council   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC (born 13 March 1954), is a British Labour Party politician and life peer, currently serving as Leader of the House of Lords and Lord President of the Council.
Leader of the House of Lords is a function in the British government that is always held in combination with a formal Cabinet position, most often Lord President of the Council, Lord Privy Seal or Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is one of the traditional sinecure offices in the British Cabinet.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lord-President-of-the-Council   (6666 words)

  
 England: Council of State: 1649-1660
A proposal for appointing a Lord President of the Council of State was rejected by the Commons (16 in favor; 22 against) on 15 Feb 1649 [1, p.
In 1659, presidents served for very brief periods and the evidence from signatures as president seems to be quite confusing.
It is known that Bulstrode Whitelock (or Whitelocke) served as President at the "closing" of the Parliament by the Army 13 Oct 1659 and until the Council was dissolved 25 Oct 1659.
www.archontology.org /nations/england/commonwealth/01_coun_state.php   (474 words)

  
 Lords Hansard text for 18 Nov 2003 (231118-01)
My Lords, in the absence of the noble Lord, Lord Quirk, and at his request, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in his name on the Order Paper.
My Lords, the Prison Service is well aware of the issues surrounding the involvement of prisoners in purposeful activity within Her Majesty's prisons.
As the noble Lord has observed, prisoners are in prison throughout the year and do not observe academic terms in the same way as everyone else.
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/ld200203/ldhansrd/vo031118/text/31118-01.htm   (1237 words)

  
 Guide to departments - The Privy Council Office
As Lord President, the Minister attends Privy Council meetings and is Visitor of 17 Universities.
The Privy Council Office also provides the Registry to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, a judicial body consisting of the Law Lords and senior UK and Commonwealth judges.
It is a court of final appeal for some independent Commonwealth countries and for the UK overseas territories and Crown dependencies; also for cases arising within the UK in which issues are raised as to the functions and powers of the devolved legislative and executive authorities in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page1532.asp   (365 words)

  
 WILMINGTON, 1st earl of   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lord President of the Council (31 Dec 1730 - 1742)
In 1727, he was the new King's preferred choice for the premiership in place of Sir Robert Walpole, but he doubted his own ability to hold such a post.
As compensation he was sent to the House of Lords as Earl of Wilmington and was successively Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council under Walpole.
www.archontology.org /nations/england/bpm/wilmington.php   (318 words)

  
 Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, 1st earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Although associated with the “Fourth Party” of Lord Randolph Churchill, he remained close to Salisbury, serving as president of the Local Government Board (1885–86) and secretary for Scotland (1886).
Balfour was first lord of the admiralty (1915–16) in Herbert Asquith’s coalition government and became (1916) foreign secretary under David Lloyd George.
He attended the Versailles peace conference and, as lord president of the council (1919–22), represented Britain at the first meeting of the League of Nations in 1920 and at the Washington Conference on limiting naval armaments in 1921–22.
www.bartleby.com /65/ba/BalfourA.html   (426 words)

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