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us: Great Britain. Home Office

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    • us: Great Britain. Home Department
    • us: Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Home Department
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      • us: Great Britain. Colonial Office
      • us: Great Britain. Department of National Heritage
      • us: Great Britain. Ministry of Justice
      • us: Great Britain. War Office
    • Sources

      • found: List of mines worked in the year ... under Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1887, the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Acts, 1872 and 1875, and the Slate Mines (Gunpowder) Act, 1882, 1888: t.p. (Secretary of State for the Home Department)
      • found: Britannica, 11th ed. (Home Office; created 1782 when conduct of foreign affairs, which had formerly been divided between the northern and southern secretaries, was handed over to the northern dept. (see Foreign Office). The Home Dept. retained control of Irish and colonial affairs, and of war business until 1794, when an additional secretary of state was re-appointed. In 1801 the colonial business was transferred from the Home Dept., which now attends only to domestic affairs)
      • found: Whitacker, 1987 (Home Office; chief officer is Secretary of State for the Home Department)
      • found: Whitaker's almanack, 1993 (Department of National Heritage; estab. 1992; responsible for aspects of govt. policy previously covered by six other govt. depts., including all functions of the former Office of Arts and Libraries, heritage policy from the Dept. of the Envir., tourism policy from the Dept. of Employ., sports policy from the Dept. for Educ., broadcasting and media policy and the safety of sports grounds from the Home Office, and films policy and the export of antiques from the Dept. of Trade and Industry)
      • found: Home Office web site, 9 July 2007 (As of May 2007, responsibility for probation, prisons and preventing re-offending moved from the Home Office to the new Ministry of Justice)
      • notfound: Library and information provision in rural areas ... 1993: t.p. (the Department of National Heritage)
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      • 1980-07-17: new
      • 2013-03-12: revised
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