Defence Services Secretary

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The Defence Services Secretary is a senior member of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

Responsibilities[edit]

The Defence Services Secretary is the senior member of the Royal Household responsible for liaison between the Sovereign and the British Armed Forces.[1] He is answerable to the Secretary of State for Defence and the Chief of Defence Staff for tri-service appointments, national ceremonial events and honours, decorations, awards and medals.[2] In recent years the Defence Services Secretary has been double-hatted with the role of Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Personnel).[3]

List of Defence Services Secretaries[edit]

Defence Services Secretaries have been:[4]

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