Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster


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Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

An officer of the British government responsible for the administration of expenses and rents (and other income) of the Duchy of Lancaster, a large tract of land belonging to the Crown that provides much of the monarch's income. In practice, the chancellor serves as a minister without portfolio in the British cabinet and leaves administration of the duchy to a subordinate. The chancellor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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In his role as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, the Tory peer also oversees the vast estate of land and property held in trust for the Queen.
Sheikh Rashid also met, separately, the Leader of the British House of Lords, Lord Thomas Strathclyde and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Nigel Evans, also MP and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons.
Shaikh Rashid also met, separately, British Leader of the House of Lords Lord Thomas Strathclyde and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Nigel Evans, also MP and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons.
The 2006 cabinet reshuffle saw him take up the role of Minister of the Cabinet, and he later became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, under Brown as Prime Minister.
She was made Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and minister for social exclusion but returned to the backbenches when Gordon Brown succeeded Mr Blair in 2007.
The dad-of-two returned to government in September 2004 as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, where he was tasked with managing Labour's 2005 election campaign.
The inquiry heard evidence from Birmingham MP Liam Byrne, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, who told it that "all substantial announcements should be made to Parliament first".
The Labour MP for Hodge Hill is planning to visit the area, in his role as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
Holbein visited England twice; for the first time in 1526-28, when he came under the patronage of Thomas More, then Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and later Lord Chancellor; and for the second from 1532 until his death in 1543, during the most turbulent years of the break with Rome.
Cabinet colleague John Hutton stepped into his shoes, switching from the role of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
As a Member of Parliament in the UK from 1979 to 1992, Lord Patten held offices as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, Minister of State at the Department of Education and Science and Minister for Overseas Development at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Secretary of State for the Environment and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
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