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un′der sec`retary

or un′der•sec`re•tar•y,


n.
(often caps.) a government official who is subordinate to a principal secretary.
[1680–90]
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Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, and Julie Elliott, Labour Member of Parliament for Sunderland Central, have secured a commitment from Lucy Frazer MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, that a decision is imminent.
Lord Islington, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for India, will receive the machine on behalf of the government of India and it is expected that there will be present Lord Desborough and Lord Hugh Cecil.
West Worcestershire MP Harriet Baldwin was promoted from the role of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defence to become a Minister of State - a more senior post - in the Foreign Office.
He previously served as the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State of Aviation, International and Security at the Department for Transport.
Margot James, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, said: The Pubs Code helps thousands of tied tenants across the country to secure a better deal and Fionas role will further strengthen this vital work.
THE parliamentary under-secretary of state for Wales is to address business leaders at an Institute of Directors (IoD) North Wales lunch.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, David Mowat, offered to meet with Ms Ghani and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to discuss points raised during the debate.
The parliamentary under-secretary of state for health in the House of Lords made his remarks at the Royal College of Physicians' annual dinner in London.
Stockton South MP James Wharton is now the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development.
Marcus Jones, who is also parliamentary under-secretary of state for communities and local government, said: "I think it is fantastic.
This request was made at a meeting Sunday between Khemaies Jhinaoui and UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Tobias Ellwood, who represented his country in the tribute to the victims of the June 26, 2015 terrorist attack in Sousse.
Ex-Clydebank High School pupil West, a Parliamentary under-secretary of state for security and security advisor under former PM Gordon Brown, replied: "There's almost no money available this year and we are really strapped next year.