The Queen has signified her intention to confer a peerage upon Sir Terence Etherton, former Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice.
The Lord Chief Justice said in response: “I am delighted by today’s news that Her Majesty The Queen has decided to confer a peerage on the Master of the Rolls, The Rt Hon Sir Terence Etherton. On behalf of the judiciary I record here our congratulations.
“Sir Terence has made an outstanding contribution to the nation as a judge, developing the law in critical areas and bringing about lasting improvements to the administration of justice.
“This will provide Sir Terence with the opportunity to continue to provide service to the public though his contribution to the House of Lords as he retires from the judiciary.”
See the list of peerages on the No10 website.