General enquiries

Richard Tilbrook CVO

Clerk of the Privy Council

Ceri King LVO

Deputy Clerk and Head of Secretariat

Responsible for matters concerning:

  • Privy Council Meetings
  • Statutory Health Care Regulation
  • Medical Institutions and Royal Colleges
  • Veterinary matters
  • Financial Institutions
  • Legal Profession
  • Visitors’ cases
  • Arts, Leisure and Sport
  • Charities
  • Accountants’ professional bodies
  • Royal/Constitutional matters
  • Appointment of High Sheriffs (England and Wales)
  • Ecclesiastical matters

Niall Clarke-Petty

Deputy Clerk, Head of Casework and Parliamentary Clerk

Responsible for matters concerning:

  • Higher Education
  • Engineering, Science and Technology
  • Construction Industry
  • Environment
  • Management Institutions
  • Local Government
  • Channel Islands
  • Military Matters
  • Departmental Records Policy and Administration