But a senior Tory Government source claimed that under a side deal brokered with Chancellor George Osborne, Dundee East MP Hosie was set to join SNP Commons leader Angus Robertson, Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon on the Queen's Privy
But Mr Rogers, author of new Privy
Council history By Royal Appointment, said: "No one has become a Privy
Counsellor in this way just because they didn't want to go to the meeting.
The Daily Telegraph said the Privy
Council - including the monarch - could agree to appoint him as a new member without him being present.
And his decision was later played down the decision, saying: "Although Jeremy was unavailable for today's meeting, he has confirmed he will be joining the Privy
Council," the spokesman said .
A spokesman for the Labour chief said: "He's confirmed he'll be joining the Privy
It seems that Churchill had a strong dislike of Butler because his reply was: "Tell The Lord Privy
Seal that I'm sealed in the privy
and I can only deal with one s*** at a time.
She added: "It is an honour and a privilege to have been appointed to the Privy
Council by Her Majesty the Queen.
News of her appointment reached Ms McVey through a phone call from 10 Downing Street - almost as the new members to the Privy
Council were being announced.
That could not have come at a worse time, as the Privy
Council is about to decide on the future of Press regulation.
In the policy-making and administrative hierarchy of the Canadian government's bureaucracy, no position outranks that of the Clerk of the Privy
It was a major achievement of the Quaid-i-Azam aimed at removing the 'disability and great hardship' that had been created by the decision of the Privy
Council in the case of Abul Fata Mahomed Ishak and others v.
This lively narrative history of Benjamin Franklin's final few years in England before the Revolutionary War examines the Hutchinson Letters Affair, a defining moment in the worsening relations between Britain and the colonies, and Franklin's admission before the Privy
Council that he was the source of the leaked documents.
The Deputy Speaker deferred the Rules of Acceding States (Abolition of Privy
Purses and Privileges) Amendment Bill 2009 for further consultation.
PLAID Cymru Westminster leader Elfyn Llwyd is to become a member of the Privy
Councils approval last Friday for the commission to be established follows the resignation of the former Attorney General, John Cauchi, because of what he termed government interference.