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First Secretary of State in United Kingdom

First Secretary Of State History

An honorific intermittently-used title within British government. It implies seniority over other Secretaries of State but has no specific powers or authority. The title is preferred by some to the alternative Deputy Prime Minister, which could imply a right of succession if the Prime Minister died or resigned.

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  • Article Name: First Secretary of State
  • Author: Asa Briggs
  • Description: First Secretary Of State History An honorific intermittently-used title within British government. It implies seniority [...]

This entry was last updated: January 8, 2015

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