Definition of parliamentary undersecretary in English:

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parliamentary undersecretary


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(In the UK) a Member of Parliament in a department of state, ranking below a minister.
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  • The person who interviewed David Lammy, the parliamentary undersecretary of state for health, for Emergency Medicine Journal makes an interesting observation.
  • Chris Leslie, parliamentary undersecretary in the department of constitutional affairs, is worried.
  • Hazel Blears has moved within the Department to become parliamentary undersecretary of state for public health.
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