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Encyclopedia > President of the Local Government Board

The President of the Local Government Board was a ministerial post, frequently a Cabinet position, in the United Kingdom, established in 1871. The position was abolished in 1919, following the First World War, and the duties transferred to the new position of Minister of Health.


Presidents of the Local Government Board from 1871


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LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD - LoveToKnow Article on LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD (280 words)
It consists of the lord president of the council, the five principal secretaries of state, the lord privy seal, the chancellor of the exchequer and a president appointed by the sovereign.
The board itself seldom meets, and the duties of the department are discharged by the president assisted by a parliamentary and a permanent secretary and a permanent staff.
The president and one of the secretaries usually have seats in parliament, and the president is generally a member of the cabinet.
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