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Departmental Responsibilities

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what his role is with regard to (a) the operation of the political office at 10 Downing street, (b) the development of Government policy, (c) responding to day-to-day events and (d) forward-planning of Government announcements; whether that role has changed in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement. (181232)

My ministerial responsibilities are set out in the List of Ministerial Responsibilities which is available in the Libraries of the House and on the Cabinet Office website at