Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In the UK) a commission of inquiry appointed by the Crown on the recommendation of the government.
- Despite government efforts, special inquiries, a Royal Commission, and rafts of good intentions, the problem of long term care for elderly people remains.
- It is to be hoped that there is truth in suggestions that the government is likely to respond favourably to the Royal Commission's recommendations.
- The government has published its response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Long Term Care.
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