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Constitutional Continuity: The Role of Lord Chancellor in a Modern Democracy

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Speaker(s): Jack Straw
Chair: Professor Mike Redmayne

Recorded on 3 March 2009 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Jack Straw was appointed as lord chancellor and secretary of state for Justice on 28 June 2007. He has previously served as leader of the House of Commons, secretary of state for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and home secretary. In Opposition he served as shadow home secretary, shadow environment secretary and shadow education secretary.

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