Privy Council

House of Lords written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

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Photo of Lord Lexden Lord Lexden Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total size of the Privy Council on (1) 1 May 1997, (2) 1 May 2010, and (3) 1 January 2015.

Photo of Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The information is set out in the table below.

Date Number of Privy Counsellors
1st May 1997 423
1st May 2010 554
1st January 2015 639

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