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Lord Chancellor

Brit Government the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords
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David Lidington, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, said: I am pleased and honoured to have been appointed as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.
Now we hear that the Lord Chancellor wants to meet us to express her sympathy but she has said she cannot interfere with the independent Legal Aid Agency (LAA) which has our application.
Ms Truss told the dozens of judges and lawyers in attendance: "It is a privilege and an honour for me to have been sworn in today as the first woman Lord Chancellor.
Andrea Minichiello Williams, chief executive of the Christian Legal Centre which is supporting him, said: "He has made the decision to sue the Lord Chancellor for removing him from the bench.
The Judicial Communications Office said: "The Lord Chief Justice and Lord Chancellor take any conviction for a drink-driving offence very seriously.
Lord Falconer, Former Lord Chancellor of the UK, Speaks at a Breakfast Seminar Held at DIFC
Mr Brown proposes to accept the change immediately for himself and the current Lord Chancellor but oppose it for the Speaker.
Middle son Peter, 57, now Lord Goldsmith, has just retired from the Cabinet after six years as Lord Chancellor.
He said: "The Lord Chancellor has made it absolutely clear that Northumbria Police acted properly and within existing national guidelines.
The Lord Chancellor has agreed and will advise Mr Burgess of the candidate in due course.
Lord Falconer, the present Lord Chancellor, could not be bothered to dress up in a frock coat and a wig and oversee the afternoon debates.
The Lord Chancellor reasserted a commitment to enforcing payment of fines.