Lord Chancellor

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the highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords

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A spokesman for the Department of Constitutional Affairs said in a statement: "The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, with the concurrence of the Lord Chief Justice, has issued Mr Michael Sheffield, HM Coroner for Teesside, with a severe reprimand.
EXTRAVAGANT Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, has spent an astonishing pounds 266,000 of taxpayers' money - on food and booze.
But general elections will not move to Sundays until the poll after next, the Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, will tell MPs.
Proposals have already been made by Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine, to extend to the rest of Britain the "Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act," passed by the Scottish Executive last spring.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine of Lairg, rejected his request to take his father's title and the seat in the House of Lords.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, called the police human rights argument "nonsense".
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thornton, will voice the most outspoken criticism of US terror policy yet made by a senior minister.
Inside Britain: A Guide to the UK Constitution will be launched today by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, said it represented a 'profound and historic' change.
But speaking at Birmingham Magistrates' Court, the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, said: "What that group have in mind, entirely rightly, is that the presence of a High Court Judge in Birmingham would help establish the city's status as a commercial centre.
Ms Barnes, 60, has been officially removed from the bench by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, for 10 years.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, said he wanted to 'rebalance' the justice system in favour of the victims and send a message to the law-abiding majority that they will be supported in taking a stand against yobs.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, said he planned to change the rules so that peers convicted of an offence would lose both their House of Lords membership and their titles.
The shake-up is part of a pounds 98 million modernisation of our legal system ordered by Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine.
The royal backing was revealed last night by the university chancellor, Lord Wilson of Tillyorn.
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