Privy Council


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Privy Council

the private council of the British sovereign, consisting of all current and former ministers of the Crown and other distinguished subjects, all of whom are appointed for life
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The Privy Council must put Parliament and Parliament's Charter first.
There is no requirement for Privy Council Lord President Nick Clegg to put the industry charter before the Queen at the meeting.
Lord Rose, chairman of the bench of the Privy Council, told the court at the end of the legal arguments: The board will take time to consider what advice they will humbly tend to Her Majesty.
A spokeswoman for the Privy Council said: "The meeting has concluded and the Sark laws have been approved.
Texts caught in the political tensions between parliamentary privilege and the royal prerogative, and between civil, ecclesiastical, and common law demonstrate how Jacobean institutional sites--The Crown, the High Commission, Privy Council, and Parliament--sometimes cooperated and sometimes clashed in their efforts to censor texts like Coke's Reports or John Seldon's Book of Tithes.
It read: "I declare My Consent to a Contract of Matrimony between My Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales and Rachel Meghan Markle, which Consent I am causing to be signified under the Great Seal and to be entered in the Books of the Privy Council.
The book charts how Irish governments resisted Privy Council appeals, culminating in the abolishment of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in Ireland in 1935.
SNP leaders have branded a Tory claim the party were offered a seat on the Queen's Privy Council in exchange for letting Sunday trading go ahead in England as "absolute nonsense".
And so there was intense interest as to whether Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong republican, would kneel before the Queen as he was sworn into the privy council on Wednesday.
If you get into power you can always abolish the Privy Council anyway.
JEREMY Corbyn will not be able to dodge grovelling to the Queen when he joins the Privy Council, a constitutionalist has revealed.
JEREMY Corbyn has turned down an opportunity to be sworn in to the Privy Council amid continued uncertainty over whether he will declare allegiance to the Queen in person.