Home-secretary sentence example

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  • They must be ordered by the visitors of the prison and confirmed by the home secretary.
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  • Prison chaplains are appointed by the home secretary.
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  • In May 1918 he became Chief Secretary for Ireland, but in 1919 resigned and was appointed Home Secretary.
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  • The home secretary exercises powers of supervision, &c. See Juvenile Offenders.
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  • Defeated at the general election at Pontefract, he was returned as a Home Ruler (one of the few Liberals who adopted this policy before Mr Gladstone's conversion) in 1886 for South Edinburgh, and was home secretary in the ministry of 1886.
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  • Mr Gladstone was attracted by his vigorous ability as a speaker, and his evidence of sound political judgment; and in August 1892, though comparatively unknown to the general public, he was selected to move the vote of want of confidence which overthrew Lord Salisbury's government, and was made home secretary in the new Liberal ministry.
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  • These considerations gained strength and led at length to the introduction of the Prison Bill which became law in 1877, by which the control of all gaols was vested in a body of prison commissioners appointed by and responsible to the home secretary.
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  • If this be "imprisonment," so called to distinguish it from "penal servitude," although both mean deprivation of liberty and are closely akin, it is undergone in one of the "local" prisons - the prisons till 1878 under local jurisdiction, but now entirely controlled by the state through the home secretary and the commissioners of prisons.
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  • Still milder and more humanitarian prison treatment was that put forward by the home secretary in 1910 in his speech already referred to.
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  • In the domain of finance Goulburn's chief achievements were to reduce the rate of interest on part of the national debt, and to allow any one to sell beer upon payment of a small annual fee, a complete change of policy with regard to the drink traffic. Leaving office with Wellington in November 1830, Goulburn was home secretary under Sir Robert Peel for four months in 1835, and when this statesman returned to office in September 1841 he became chancellor of the exchequer for the second time.
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  • Disagreeing with the duke of Wellington on the question of parliamentary reform, he entered the ministry of Grey as home secretary in 1830.
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  • Even more significant was the change in the cabinet, which was strengthened by the admission of some of the more conservative section of the Opposition, Lord Sidmouth retiring and Robert Peel becoming home secretary.
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  • And in 1843 Sir James Graham, who was home secretary in Sir Robert Peels administration, had been compelled by the pressure of public opinion to introduce a measure providing for the education f children employed in factories, and for limiting the hours of work of children and young persons.
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  • In February 1806 he became lord privy seal in the ministry of Fox and Grenville, but resigned early in 1807 when the government proposed to throw open commissions in the army and navy to Roman Catholics and Protestant dissenters; in 1812 he joined the cabinet of Spencer Perceval as lord president of the council, becoming home secretary when the ministry was reconstructed by the earl of Liverpool in the following June.
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  • Although shaken by the acquittal of William Hone on a charge of libel the government was supported by parliament; and after the "Manchester massacre" in August 1819 the home secretary thanked the magistrates and soldiers for their share in quelling the riot.
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  • The Authority's unanimous decision required the concurrence of the Home Secretary and this was announced yesterday, 2 January 2003.
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  • Jack Straw's first three years as Home Secretary saw similar cutbacks.
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  • In 1864 Nottingham and Birmingham had sent a joint deputation to the Home Secretary urging the creation of regional drainage boards.
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  • He then asked if that was a responsibility of which the Home Secretary had now officially divested himself?
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  • Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke has lobbed a hand grenade into the fragile peace with a brutal, personal attack on Chancellor Gordon Brown.
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  • This latest draft of the guidance clearly carries the imprint of the Home Secretary with the language having been toughened up in many sections.
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  • She is the UK slam poetry champion and former Private Secretary to Home Secretary David Blunkett.
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  • In late October, Home Secretary David Blunkett announced that the British government will soon abandon the policy of arresting people for marijuana possession.
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  • The judges strongly rebuked the Home Secretary for ignoring Britain's obligations under the Geneva Convention.
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  • January 2002 More than 1,000 failed asylum seekers facing expulsion from Britain to Zimbabwe are handed a temporary reprieve by Home Secretary David Blunkett.
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  • That a modern home secretary should seek such powers illustrates the danger to which a collapse of media self-restraint might lead.
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  • Shortly after the election, Home Secretary David Blunkett appeared to suggest that speeding was not an important issue for the police to tackle.
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  • But that is not what is to be expected of the exercise of the administrative discretion vested in the Home Secretary.
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  • In cases of conviction of wilful murder the reprieve, if any, is granted by the home secretary on behalf of the crown, and on convictions of murder the court seems now to have no power to reprieve except in the case of a pregnant woman.
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  • In the United Kingdom a paid magistrate or justice of the peace, appointed by the Crown on the advice of the home secretary for certain boroughs are termed "stipendiaries" or "stipendiary magistrates" (see Justice Of The Peace).
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  • In July 1910 the home secretary announced his intention to reduce it to one month in all cases, except those of recidivists (see RECinivisM).
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  • Zero Representation Another of the Home Secretary 's Good Ideas is to limit the right of accused rapists to represent themselves in court.
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  • The judges strongly rebuked the Home Secretary for ignoring Britain 's obligations under the Geneva Convention.
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  • Shadow home secretary Oliver Letwin said the government had not thought the system through.
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