Privy Council

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Privy council

Body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government add

Category: Politics

Founded in 2001.

Countries: United Kingdom (74%), Ireland (3%), Brazil (3%)

Main connections: Thomas Cranmer, Park Jung-yang, Bhumibol Adulyadej

Linked to: Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

 

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2003

Hazel Cosgrove, Lady Cosgrove - In February 2003, Lady Cosgrove was appointed to the Inner House of the Court of Session and sworn of Her Majesty's Privy Council

 

Margaret Hodge - She was appointed to the Privy Council on 22 June 2003


2008

University of the Highlands and Islands - UHI degrees were authenticated by the Open University Validation Service, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Aberdeen until 2008 when the UHI was awarded taught degree awarding powers by the Privy Council under recommendation from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education ; Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma courses are awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority

 

Bhumibol Adulyadej - In April 2008, Bhumibol appointed alleged coup plotter General Surayud Chulanont to Privy Council of Thailand

 

University for the Creative Arts - It was granted full university status by the Privy Council in May 2008 and adopted its current name officially in September 2008

 

Liam Byrne - Gordon Brown named him Minister for the Cabinet Office in October 2008, replacing the promoted Ed Miliband, and was appointed to the Privy Council as a result


2010

Navnit Dholakia, Baron Dholakia - Dholakia was appointed to the Privy Council in December 2010


2011

Bhumibol Adulyadej - In the weeks leading up to 2011 general election, Bhumibol appointed Air Chief Marshal Chalit Pukbhasuk, a leader of the 2006 military coup, to his Privy Council

 

University of the Highlands and Islands - University status was awarded by the Privy Council in February 2011, and UHI became the University of the Highlands and Islands


2013

John Prescott - On 6 July 2013 Prescott revealed in a newspaper column that he had resigned from the Privy Council in protest against the delays to the introduction of press regulation


2015

Priti Patel - After the 2015 general election, Patel rose to Cabinet-level as Minister of State for Employment in the Department for Work and Pensions, and was sworn of the Privy Council on 14 May 2015

 

Priti Patel - After the 2015 general election, Patel rose to Cabinet-level as Minister of State for Employment in the Department for Work and Pensions, and was sworn of the Privy Council on 14 May 2015


2016

David Gauke - On 13 July 2016 Gauke was made a member of the Privy Council