privy council

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an advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)

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The Privy Council includes all members of the Cabinet, past and present, Commons Speaker John Bercow, the leaders of all major political parties, Archbishops and various senior judges as well as other senior public figures.
A Department for Culture, Media and Sport spokesman said: "The Privy Council Office will need to look at this proposal.
These proposals were formally approved by the Privy Council yesterday.
But a senior Tory Government source claimed that under a side deal brokered with Chancellor George Osborne, Dundee East MP Hosie was set to join SNP Commons leader Angus Robertson, Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon on the Queen's Privy Council.
I expect to be nominated to the privy council and that's it.
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.
The Daily Telegraph said the Privy Council - including the monarch - could agree to appoint him as a new member without him being present.
JEREMY Corbyn will be joining the Privy Council, a spokesman for the new Labour leader confirmed.
New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to meet the Queen as part of his admission to the Privy Council, granting him the title "right honourable" and bringing him into an inner circle of senior politicians who advise the monarch.
CARDIFF Central MP Jenny Willott has announced she is "delighted" to have been appointed to the Queen's Privy Council.
We are really pleased to announce that the Privy Council have granted the IED powers to develop a Chartership for Product Designers.
Reversing a decision of the Bahamian Court of Appeal, the Privy Council in London granted an injunction halting a dredging project that is part of Resorts World Bimini's major resort development on Bimini, reports The Nassau Guardian (May 26, 2014):
Jean-Francois Tremblay, deputy secretary to the cabinet in the Privy Council Office
I am not quite sure how an oik like me gets to be a Privy Counsellor" - Tory minister Mike Penning, a former firefighter, who has joined the Privy Council.