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Lord President of the Council in United Kingdom

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Person responsible for presiding over the monthly meetings of the Privy Council. Held wherever the Sovereign is currently residing. Gives formal approval to Orders-in-Council. A Cabinet post, the position is often given to a government minister with no department-specific responsibilities, such as the Leader of the House of Commons.

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The following commentary about Lord President of the Council in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Cabinet Minister with responsibility for heading meetings of the Privy Council (honorary body of advisors to the Crown); generally a position held by the Leader of the House of Lords or Leader of the House of Commons.

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  • Article Name: Lord President of the Council
  • Author: Asa Briggs
  • Description: Lord President of the Council History Person responsible for presiding over the monthly meetings of the Privy Council. Held [...]

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