Press release

Privy Council appointment

New Privy Councillor - Sir Desmond de Silva QC.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Queen has been pleased to approve that Sir Desmond de Silva QC be sworn of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

Notes for Editors

This follows the recent appointment of Sir Desmond de Silva to lead a review of the Finucane case.

Published 7 November 2011