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Home Secretary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Home SecretaryˌHome ˈSecretary noun [countable]  PGOthe British government minister who is in charge of the Home OfficeForeign Secretary
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Home SecretaryAh well, maybe Kenneth Clarke, the new Home Secretary, will talk more sense.There are moves to have the chief constables of the new forces appointed directly by the Home Secretary instead of local police authorities.Has the Home Secretary considered exercising his powers of a posthumous pardon in this case?The parliamentary debate on the Report showed the Home Secretary adopting a two-pronged strategy in his response.The review was commissioned by Jack Straw, the Home Secretary.The Home Secretary accordingly circulated a further paper on 28 July.
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