Privy Councillor

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Privy Councillor

n (Brit) → Consigliere m della Corona
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In the evening when they encamped, the old chief and his privy counsellor, the guide, had another mysterious colloquy, after which the guide mounted his horse and departed on some secret mission, while the chief resumed his seat at the fire, and sat humming to himself in a pleasing but mystic reverie.
But Mr Rogers, author of new Privy Council history By Royal Appointment, said: "No one has become a Privy Counsellor in this way just because they didn't want to go to the meeting.
Mr Cameron was made a privy counsellor shortly after becoming Conservative leader in December 2005, but was not sworn in for another three months.
Labour MP Ian Lavery said Mr Mitchell should now consider his position as a Privy Counsellor - a position that gives him access to the Queen.
Cunningham, a privy counsellor who led the committee on Lords reform under Tony Blair, asked for [pounds sterling]144,000 a year to provide a personal lobbying service.
I urge you to recommend to the Prime Minister to turn off the golden taps and stop flooding the developing world with our money," the Daily Mail quoted Ashcroft, who was made a privy counsellor in last month's reshuffle, as writing, in an open letter to new Development Secretary Justine Greening on the Conservative-home website.
A lone seagull looks a little bemused, atop the bronze statue of merchant, shipowner, and Ormskirk MP, Privy Counsellor Sir Arthur Bower Purchase: www.
He said he was establishing an independent privy counsellor committee of inquiry to look at the period from summer 2001 to the end of July this year.
Mr Morley, the MP for Scunthorpe who was made a Privy Counsellor as a minister under Tony Blair, told the Daily Telegraph, which published the details, that he did not believe he had committed an offence.
Stonehouse, a Privy Counsellor, had carefully prepared his disappearance by stealing the identity of a Mr Markham, dead husband of one of his Brownhill's constituents.
Ann Clwyd, MP for Cynon Valley, is to become a Privy Counsellor.