Parliamentary secretaries

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MORGAN, Robert Harry (1880 - 1960), Parliamentary Secretary, National Union of Teachers

BARLOW, Frank (1918 - 1979), Secretary, Parliamentary Labour Party, since 1959

HUDSON, James Hindle (1881 - 1962), Secretary, National Temperance Federation and Parliamentary Temperance Group

COLEMAN, Peter Anthony (born 1945), Secretary General, European Parliamentary Labour Party, 1997–2004

TONKIN, David Oliver (1929 - 2000), Secretary-General, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, 1986–92

Verma, Sandip (born 1959), Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development, since 2015

VANDERFELT, Robin (Victor) (1921 - 2007), Secretary-General, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, 1961–86

Haworth, Alan Robert (born 1948), Secretary, Parliamentary Labour Party, 1992–2004

Bridges, James George Robert (born 1970), Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, since 2015

LOCKHART, John Gilbert (1891 - 1960), Secretary United Kingdom Branch of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association since 1949

Dunlop, Andrew James (born 1959), Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office, since 2015

BUTLER, Arthur William (born 1929), consultant on parliamentary relations; Secretary, Parliamentary & Scientific Committee, 1979–95, Hon. Life Member 1996

CRAIG, Marshall Millar (1880 - 1957), Legal Secretary to Lord Advocate, 1912–49; Parliamentary Draftsman for Scotland, 1925–49; Assistant Legal Secretary and Parliamentary Draftsman (Temporary) since 1949

DUNN, Edward (1880 - 1945), JP; MP (Lab) Rother Valley Division of Yorkshire since 1935; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Mr Arthur Henderson, Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the War Office, since 1942

Percy, Henry George Alan (1912 - 1940), Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air, 1936; Lieutenant, Supplementary Reserve Grenadier Guards

HARRIS, Charles Joseph William (1901 - 1986), Private Secretary to successive Parliamentary Secretaries to Treasury, 1919–24, 1924–29 and 1931–61; retired as Assistant Secretary, HM Treasury, 1961

MITCHELL, George (1911 - 1978), QC (Scot.) 1972; Legal Secretary to Lord Advocate and First Parliamentary Draftsman for Scotland, 1969–76; an Assistant Legal Secretary and Parliamentary Draftsman, Lord Advocate’s Department, since 1976

GREIG, James (died 1934), KC 1913; barrister (Lincoln’s Inn); MP (L), West Renfrewshire, 1910–22; Parliamentary Secretary (unpaid) to the Secretary for Scotland, 1917–22


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In Australian usage, the term ‘parliamentary secretary’ refers to a junior member of a governing ministry who is not officially a junior minister or member of the ministry as such. ...

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