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.
Congratulations to the Clerk of the Council, Richard Tilbrook, on his appointment as a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) by Her Majesty The Queen, announced in the New Years Honours List.
Copies of Orders in Council, Proclamations and Business transacted at meetings of the Privy Council since 2010
Information on applying for, or amending a Royal Charter.
An up to date list of Members of the Privy Council.
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