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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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The last Lord Chancellor handled it neatly, when, correcting Mr.
I had come to the conclusion by this time that none of the party(except, for a few moments, the Lord Chancellor) was in the least able to see me.
"But, my Lord, if the Lord Chancellor interrogates me upon the motives which may have led your Grace to adopt such an extraordinary measure, what shall I reply?"
The Senior Salaries Review Body recommended in its report that the change should be brought in for future prime ministers, lord chancellors and Commons speakers.
The office was first created in AD605 and early Lord Chancellors were known as the Lord Keeper.
He returned later to the House of Lords where he became one of the longest-serving Lord Chancellors of the 20th century.
He returned later to the Lords where he was one of the longest-serving Lord Chancellors of the 20th century.
In House of Lords questions, he insisted that he had acted no differently from previous Conservative Lord Chancellors like Lord Hailsham and Lord Mackay of Clashfern who had campaigned vigorously for their party.
For hundreds of years, Lord Chancellors have risked going head over heels as they descend the steps in front of the monarch.
'While other Lord Chancellors have managed to avoid this trap, Lord Irvine has unfortunately fallen into it, putting the politically neutral role of the head of the judiciary in doubt.
# SIR - So the office of Lord Chancellor is to be abolished.
Lords leader Lord Williams of Mostyn was outlining moves to consult peers and political parties on proposals for the House to choose its own ``presiding officer'' ahead of abolition of the post of the Lord Chancellor who carries out the function at present.

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