Chief Secretary to the Treasury
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The Chief Secretary to the Treasury is the third most senior ministerial position in HM Treasury, after the First Lord of the Treasury and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.wikipedia
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Henry BrookeBaron '''Brooke of Cumnor''', ''of Cumnor in the Royal County of BerkshireBaron Brooke of Cumnor
Henry Brooke, Baron Brooke of Cumnor (9 April 1903 – 29 March 1984) was a British Conservative Party politician who served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster-General from 1961–62 and — following the "Night of the Long Knives" — as Home Secretary from 1962–64.
ChancellorSecond Lord of the TreasuryChancellors of the Exchequer
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury is the third most senior ministerial position in HM Treasury, after the First Lord of the Treasury and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
The most important junior minister is the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, a member of the Cabinet, to whom the negotiations with other government departments on the details of government spending are delegated, followed by the Paymaster General, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury and the Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
Macmillan (I & II)Conservative GovernmentConservative administrations
Joel Barnett, Baron BarnettLord BarnettRt. Hon. Lord Barnett
As Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the late 1970s, he devised the Barnett Formula that allocates public spending in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
John Boyd-CarpenterLord Boyd-CarpenterJohn Archibald Boyd-Carpenter
He was then Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster-General from 1962-64.
Jack DiamondJohn DiamondJohn Diamond, Baron Diamond
He served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 1964, a cabinet position from 1968, and Privy Councillor from 1965.
HeathHeath governmentConservative government
First Wilson ministryLabour governmentSecond Wilson Ministry
Sir John MajorMajorPrime Minister
In 1987, he joined the Cabinet as chief secretary to the Treasury, and was promoted to foreign secretary two years later.
Peter ReesPeter Wynford Innes ReesPeter Wynford Innes Rees, Baron Rees
He was Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 1983 until 1985.
Thatcher IThatcher governmentConservative government
Thatcher IIThatcher governmentConservative government
Sir Leon BrittanLeon Brittan, Baron Brittan of SpennithorneLord Brittan
Between 1979 and 1981 he was Minister of State at the Home Office, and was then promoted to become Chief Secretary to the Treasury, becoming the youngest member of the Cabinet.
Mellor, Davidthe politician of the same name
As a member of the Conservative Party, he served in the Cabinet of Prime Minister John Major as Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1990–92) and Secretary of State for National Heritage (April–September 1992), before resigning in 1992.
The Right Honourable '''John BiffenJohn Biffen, Baron BiffenWilliam John Biffen
He served in Thatcher's government in the successive positions of Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Secretary of State for Trade, and as Leader of the House of Commons.
Maurice Macmillan, Viscount Macmillan of OvendenMauriceMaurice junior
He served as Economic Secretary to the Treasury (1963–64) under Alec Douglas-Home, and as Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1970–72), Secretary of State for Employment (1972–73) and Paymaster General (1973–74) under Edward Heath.
Thatcher IIIThatcher governmentConservative government
1976–79 Labour governmentLabour governmentCallaghan government
John Selwyn Brooke LloydLloyd The Right Honourable '''Selwyn Lloyd''' CBE QC
Henry Brooke was appointed to the new position of Chief Secretary to the Treasury in October 1961 so Lloyd did not have to spend all his time arguing with Cabinet colleagues about their planned level of expenditure.
Alastair DarlingDarlingAlistair Darling, Baron Darling of Roulanish
Darling was first appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury by Prime Minister Tony Blair in 1997, and was promoted to Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in 1998.
CabinetBritish Cabinetcabinet minister
Between 1961 and 2015 the holder of the post of Chief Secretary to the Treasury was automatically a member of the Cabinet.
During Byers' ministerial career, he was Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, and Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions in the Cabinet.
Lord Lamont of LerwickLamontLord Lamont
In 1986, he moved to the Treasury, first as Financial Secretary to the Treasury, then Chief Secretary to the Treasury (succeeding John Major in the latter job on Major's promotion to Foreign Secretary in July 1989) under Chancellor Nigel Lawson, whom he tried unsuccessfully to persuade not to resign from the government on the morning of 26 October 1989 – Lawson resigned that evening.
John MacGregorJohn Roddick Russell MacGregorLord MacGregor
He entered the Cabinet on 2 September 1985 as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, and was made Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in 1987 - during the BSE crisis.
Alan Milburn MP
He served for five years in the Cabinet, first as Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 1998 to 1999, and subsequently as Secretary of State for Health until 2003, when he resigned.