The Lord President's Committee was a British governmentcommittee during the Second World War. This committee oversaw many aspects of home affairs, most notably the economy, and was vital to the smooth running of the British war economy and consequently the entire British war effort. Because of this it was always headed by a senior politician and became one of the responsibilities given to successive Lord President of the Councils. The United Kingdom is a unitary state and a democratic constitutional monarchy. ... A committee comprises a mechanism of bureaucracy or of proto-bureaucracy whereby a limited number of people receive delegated functions of government or administration. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... The Office of Lord President of the Council is a British cabinet position, the holder of which acts as Presiding officer of the Privy Council. ...
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