Sentence Examples with the word home secretary

Disagreeing with the duke of Wellington on the question of parliamentary reform, he entered the ministry of Grey as home secretary in 1830.

In cases of conviction of wilful murder the reprieve, if any, is granted by the home secretary on behalf of the crown, and on convictions of murder the court seems now to have no power to reprieve except in the case of a pregnant woman.

Still milder and more humanitarian prison treatment was that put forward by the home secretary in 1910 in his speech already referred to.