HC Deb 27 November 1979 vol 974 cc559-60W
Q12. Dr. Edmund Marshall

asked the Prime Minister whether she will appoint an hon. Member to be a junior Minister assisting the Lord Chancellor in his administrative and parliamentary responsibilities.

The Prime Minister

No. The Lord Chancellor's main responsibilities are personal to himself; too few could be delegated to justify the appointment of a further Minister to answer for him in this House in addition to the Law Officers.

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