Britain May Eliminate Lord Chancellor Post British Prime Minister Tony Blair faces a grilling in the House of Commons over proposed reforms that would eliminate the office of Lord Chancellor, a position legal analysts say presents a conflict of interest. The Lord Chancellor heads Britain's high court, appoints all of the country's judges, is speaker of the House of Lords and a member of the cabinet. NPR's Guy Raz reports.

Britain May Eliminate Lord Chancellor Post

Britain May Eliminate Lord Chancellor Post

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair faces a grilling in the House of Commons over proposed reforms that would eliminate the office of Lord Chancellor, a position legal analysts say presents a conflict of interest. The Lord Chancellor heads Britain's high court, appoints all of the country's judges, is speaker of the House of Lords and a member of the cabinet. NPR's Guy Raz reports.