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leader

noun administrator, antecedent, captain, chairman, chief, commander, controller, demagogue, employer, forerunner, manager, mastermind, official, overseer, pathfinder, pioneer, precursor, predecessor, protagonist, ruler, shepherd, supervisor
See also: administrator, chairman, chief, demagogue, director, employer, forerunner, mastermind, official, patron, pioneer, protagonist, superintendent

leader

the senior barrister, usually a Queen's Counsel, in charge of the conduct of a case.
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But Mr Bryant said he had been chosen because of his experience as parliamentary private secretary to Harriet Harman, leader of the house.
Secretary of State for Defence and Secretary of State for Scotland Des Browne, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor Jack Straw, Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling, Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service Gordon Brown, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs David Miliband, Secretary of State for the Home Department Jacqui Smith, Secretary of State for Health Alan Johnson, Secretary of State for International Development Douglas Alexander, Leader of the House of Commons (and Lord Privy Seal), Minister for Women, and Labour Party Chair, Harriet Harman QC, Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly
But Tory Shadow Leader of the House Eric Forth said: "I believe everything the Government is proposing makes life easier for MPs and easier for the Government, and that surely isn't what Parliament should be about.
Lord Wakeham was appointed Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons in 1987 and became Lord President of the Council in 1988.
leader of the House Pro-Life Caucus, authored the amendments.
O'Connor most recently served as Chief Legal Counsel and Ethics Officer as well as Chief of Staff to the office of the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.
Labour's Shadow Leader of the House Angela Eagle raged: "These proposals risk the union, rather than save it.
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ISLAMABAD -- The government on Tuesday clarified news items published in the section of press that leader of the House Senator Raja Mohammad Zafar-ul-Haq has been named as member of the Parliamentary Electoral Reform Committee (PERC).
MP Barry Sheerman asked the Leader of the House of Commons, Andrew Lansley if he was aware that Huddersfield was the current University of the Year.
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THE Leader of the House of Commons yesterday said he would ask the Defence Secretary to inform a Plaid Cymru MP about the possibility of moving nuclear submarines to Wales.