Solicitor General

Alex Chalk MP


Alex Chalk was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice and Assistant Government Whip on 14 February 2020.

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Solicitor General

The Solicitor General supports the Attorney across the range of her responsibilities. This includes:

  • Deputising for the Attorney General and responsible for such matters as the Attorney General delegates to him
  • Providing support to the Attorney General in her superintendence of the Government Legal Department, the Crown Prosecution Service, HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate and the Serious Fraud Office
  • Providing support to the Attorney General on civil litigation and advice on civil law matters and on the public interest function

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