The Privy Council is the mechanism through which interdepartmental agreement is reached on those items of Government business which, for historical or other reasons, fall to Ministers as Privy Counsellors rather than as Departmental Ministers.

The Rt Hon Mark Spencer was appointed Lord President of the Council in February 2022.

The Rt Hon Mark Spencer MP

Privy Council Meetings

Copies of Orders in Council, Proclamations and Business transacted at meetings of the Privy Council since 2010

Royal Charters

Information on applying for, or amending a Royal Charter.

Privy Council members

An up to date list of Members of the Privy Council.

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