The ol' boys at the station are about split down the middle but we're not privy to Byrne's lifestyle and I suppose that's the key.
C. 41 to the judicial committee of the privy council.
One of these provided that all matters relating to the government shall be transacted in the Privy Council, and that all resolutions "shall be signed by such of the Privy Council as shall advise and consent to the same"; and another declared that all office-holders and pensioners under the Crown shall be incapable of sitting in the House of Commons.
Cynthia telephoned her son and apparently made temporary peace, although Dean wasn't privy to the details.
The governor is aided by a privy council, an advisory body to which the governor nominates a minority of unofficial members, and a council general, to which is confided the control of local affairs, including the voting of the budget.