Lord Chancellor

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Lord Chancellor

head of the English judicial system and an important member of the government, remarkably contrary to any notion of separation of powers. He sits on the woolsack when in the House of Lords. He has a very heavy administrative responsibility for the whole justice system in England. The Lord Chancellor at the time of writing also holds the office of Minister for Constitutional Affairs, suggesting that in due course the administration of justice functions of the Lord Chancellor may fall within a kind of ‘Ministry of Justice’.
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