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The Lord Chancellor

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 21 May 1940

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My Lords, I have to acquaint the House that His Majesty has been pleased to create the Right Honourable Sir John Allsebrook Simon, Lord Chancellor of that part of Great Britain and Ireland called Great Britain, a Peer of this Realm, by the title of Viscount Simon of Stackpole Elidor in the county of Pembroke.

His Lordship, having retired to robe—Was (in the usual manner) introduced.