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Lord Privy Seal in United Kingdom

Lord Privy Seal History

Traditionally responsible for the monarch’s personal (privy) seal, the office holder has a seat in the Cabinet, usually as a Minister without Portfolio, with no specific responsibility. Frequently combined with the post of Leader of the House of Lords or Commons, it is one of the Great Offices of State.

History of the Lord Privy Seal

The following commentary about Lord Privy Seal in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): A historic office filled by a Cabinet Minister without responsibility for a particular department.

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  • Article Name: Lord Privy Seal
  • Author: Asa Briggs
  • Description: Lord Privy Seal History Traditionally responsible for the monarch's personal (privy) seal, the office holder has a seat [...]

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