Minister of the Crown


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Minister of the Crown

Brit any Government minister of cabinet rank
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A searing story of sex, intrigue and espionage demolished John Profumo's world of despatch boxes, scrambler telephones and the panoply of a Minister of the Crown.
A searing story of sex, intrigue and espionage demolished Profumo's world of red-leather despatch boxes, scrambler telephones and the panoply of a minister of the Crown.
Borowski's threat, though unusual, was within his authority as a minister of the Crown, yet he must have hit a nerve because both the political and judicial establishment in Manitoba were outraged at the mention of it.
For once we are confronted by a Member of Parliament who places the wishes of her electorate ahead of her personal ambitions and all the trappings that go with her role as a parliamentarian and Minister of the Crown.
A senator who sat for five days can get a three-page entry (Sir Charles Mackellar, NSW), and another who sat for 22 years and served as a minister of the crown and leader of both the government and the opposition in the Senate (Edward Millen, NSW) is allocated four pages.
The text of the Resolution agreed by the House of Lords states that no Minister of the Crown should give agreement in the Council to any proposal for European Community legislation or for a Common Strategy, Joint Action or Common Position under Title V, or a common position, Framework Decision, Decision or Convention under Title VI if it is still under scrutiny, or if the House has not yet debated a report on the subject from the Committee.
For a Minister of the Crown to behave in the petulant way he has towards this newspaper and its readers is demeaning to the office he holds.
Another Calder first was in 1972, when he became the first Aboriginal person to serve as a minister of the Crown.
Lumley was a Minister of the Crown, holding several cabinet portfolios including Industry, Trade & Commerce, International Trade, Communications, and Science & Technology.
I can understand the principle that the UK Government is trying to follow in terms of the requirement for minister of the crown consents where there is an impact on nondevolved areas, in exactly the same way that this National Assembly has to give consent where there's an impact on devolved areas of UK legislation is proposed.
We had a Minister of Defence, Adam Ingram, who admitted in an Edinburgh High Court action against me when he tried and failed to have another of my books pulped that HE, a minister of the crown, had once walked out with the Orange Order.

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