The first Cabinet Secretary was named “Lord Hankey of the Chart”, which is reason enough to re-blog IMO…
December 1916 saw the first official record of a Cabinet Office meeting under the first Cabinet Secretary, Maurice Hankey (Lord Hankey of the Chart 1877-1963). As the Cabinet Office sits at the heart of government its role is crucial to the development and effective implementation of government policies in the past and today. The historical record of the Cabinet is of paramount importance to the historian. A wealth of information can be found in their records on events such as World War One and the Suez Crisis.
As part of the 100 year celebration the Cabinet Office hosted a panel discussion, 100 years of Cabinet Secretarties – six in discussion which was posted on the Cabinet Service blog
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