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By the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 14 January, 1869]], the duties of the Parliamentary Secretary were broadly defined as:
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<blockquote>The Parliamentary Secretary to be responsible to the First Lord of the Admiralty for the "Finance" of the Department, and the [[Civil Lord of the Admiralty|Civil Lord]] to act as an Assistant to the Secretary.</blockquote>
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Under the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 19 March, 1872]], the duties of the Parliamentary Secretary were:
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<blockquote>The Parliamentary Secretary to be responsible to the First Lord for the Finance of the Department, and for so much of the other business of the Admiralty as may be assigned to him.</blockquote>
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In 1885 the duties of the Secretary (by this time titled the '''Parliamentary and Financial Secretary''') were fixed as:<ref>Distribution of Business of 7 July, 1885.  {{TNA|ADM 116/3392.}}</ref>
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#Finance.
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#Estimates.
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#Expenditure generally.
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#Accounts.
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#Purchases and sales of Naval and Victualling stores.
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These were expanded by December, 1888, to comprise:<ref>Distribution of Business of December, 1888.  ADM 116/3392.</ref>
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#Finance.
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#Estimates.
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#Expenditure generally.
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#All proposals for new and unusual Expenditure.
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#Accounts&mdash;Cash, Store, and Dockyard Expense.
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#Purchase and Sale of Ships.
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#Purchase and Sale of Stores generally.
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#Payment of Hire of Ships as Armed Cruisers, Troop Ships, Colliers, Freight Ships, &c.
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#All questions involving reference to the Treasury financially.
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#Exchequer and Audit Department&mdash;Questions with.
 
==Parliamentary and Financial Secretaries to the Board of Admiralty==
 
==Parliamentary and Financial Secretaries to the Board of Admiralty==
 
Dates of appointment given:
 
Dates of appointment given:

Revision as of 19:57, 9 June 2013

By the provisions of the Order in Council of 14 January, 1869, the duties of the Parliamentary Secretary were broadly defined as:

The Parliamentary Secretary to be responsible to the First Lord of the Admiralty for the "Finance" of the Department, and the Civil Lord to act as an Assistant to the Secretary.

Under the provisions of the Order in Council of 19 March, 1872, the duties of the Parliamentary Secretary were:

The Parliamentary Secretary to be responsible to the First Lord for the Finance of the Department, and for so much of the other business of the Admiralty as may be assigned to him.

In 1885 the duties of the Secretary (by this time titled the Parliamentary and Financial Secretary) were fixed as:[1]

  1. Finance.
  2. Estimates.
  3. Expenditure generally.
  4. Accounts.
  5. Purchases and sales of Naval and Victualling stores.

These were expanded by December, 1888, to comprise:[2]

  1. Finance.
  2. Estimates.
  3. Expenditure generally.
  4. All proposals for new and unusual Expenditure.
  5. Accounts—Cash, Store, and Dockyard Expense.
  6. Purchase and Sale of Ships.
  7. Purchase and Sale of Stores generally.
  8. Payment of Hire of Ships as Armed Cruisers, Troop Ships, Colliers, Freight Ships, &c.
  9. All questions involving reference to the Treasury financially.
  10. Exchequer and Audit Department—Questions with.

Parliamentary and Financial Secretaries to the Board of Admiralty

Dates of appointment given:

Footnotes

  1. Distribution of Business of 7 July, 1885. The National Archives. ADM 116/3392.
  2. Distribution of Business of December, 1888. ADM 116/3392.

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