Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Leader of the UK Treasury

Employment.png Chancellor of the Exchequer 
Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Defence.jpg
Incumbent: Philip Hammond
Since 13 July 2016

Start 22 June 1316
Leader of UK Treasury
Website https://www.gov.uk/government/ministers/chancellor-of-the-exchequer

Under the Bank of England Act 1998 the Chancellor has the power of appointment of four out of nine members of the Bank of England' s Monetary Policy Committee.


 

Office Holders on Wikispooks

NameFromToDescription
Philip Hammond13 July 2016
George Osborne11 May 201013 July 2016
Alistair Darling28 June 200711 May 2010
Gordon Brown2 May 199727 June 2007
Kenneth Clarke27 May 19932 May 1997
Norman Lamont28 November 199027 May 1993Lamont was involved in Black Wednesday, which transferred billions of pounds from UK taxpayers to financial traders (most notably George Soros).
John Major26 October 198928 November 1990
Nigel Lawson11 June 198326 October 1989
Geoffrey Howe4 May 197911 June 1983
Denis Healey5 March 19744 May 1979
Iain Macleod20 June 197020 July 1970
Roy Jenkins30 November 196719 June 1970
James Callaghan16 October 196430 November 1967
Reginald Maudling13 July 196216 October 1964
Selwyn Lloyd27 July 196013 July 1962
Peter Thorneycroft13 January 19576 January 1958
Harold Macmillan20 December 195513 January 1957
Rab Butler28 October 195120 December 1955
Neville Chamberlain5 November 193128 May 1937
Winston Churchill6 November 19244 June 1929
Neville Chamberlain27 August 192322 January 1924
Stanley Baldwin27 October 192227 August 1923
Andrew Bonar Law10 December 191610 January 1919
David Lloyd George12 April 190825 May 1915
Herbert Asquith10 December 190512 April 1908
Benjamin Disraeli6 July 186629 February 1868
Benjamin Disraeli26 February 185811 June 1859
Benjamin Disraeli27 February 185217 December 1852
Robert Peel15 December 18348 April 1835
Francis Dashwood17621763


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