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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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Nick Hurd, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, said:
Guests at this year's event included Sir CK Chow, Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited; Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group; Baroness Dunn, Chairman, Hong Kong Association; Robert Goodwill, UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport; Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings plc; Dr.
The parliamentary under-secretary of state for courts and legal aid, Shailesh Vara, said the estate HM Courts and Tribunals Service estate was "underused" and costs the taxpayer about PS500m every year, and this meant the Government had to take "difficult decisions".
The meeting was chaired by Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al-Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry in the presence of Tobias Martin Ellwood, British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
The meeting was chaired by Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry in the presence of Tobias Martin Ellwood, British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
Jason's local MP Lorely Burt, a former assistant prison governor, was so impressed she raised his film in the House of Commons with Andrew Selous, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, who said that Mrs Burt was 'rightly proud of her constituent.
Dr Daniel Poulter, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, said at the Parliamentary launch of the No One Alone campaign: "Blind Veterans UK provides vital support to our Armed Forces community, and does excellent work to make sure that blind veterans are able to adjust to life with sight loss.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Lynne Featherstone, Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende, Ghanaian Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh and USAID Administrator Raj Shah.
It came after Mr Crabb was appointed the new Secretary of State for Wales in place of Clwyd West MP David Jones in a wideranging reshuffle earlier this month, with Vale of Glamorgan MP Mr Cairns taking his place as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State.
Mr Wright, who has two children, has previously served as a government whip and parliamentary under-secretary of state at the ministry of justice.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Robert Goodwill said: "I was expecting to be asked about surface connectivity, but travelling on the surface of the water is a novel idea.
Mr Reevell moved to stop the appeal by asking Kris Hopkins, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to use his power to 'recover' an appeal against the decision of Kirklees Planning.