President of the Board of Trade

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The President of the Board of Trade is head of the Board of Trade.
In 2017, it was revitalized as an advisory board headed by the International Trade Secretary who has nominally held the title of President of the Board of Trade, and who at present is the only privy counsellor of the Board, the other members of the present Board filling roles as advisers.

Benjamin Mildmay, 1st Earl FitzWalter

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He served as First Lord of Trade between 1735 and 1737 and as Treasurer of the Household between 1737 and 1755.

George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax

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President of the Board of Trade from 1748 to 1761, he aided the foundation of Nova Scotia, 1749, the capital Halifax being named after him.

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne

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He served as President of the Board of Trade in the Grenville Ministry but resigned this position after only a few months and began to associate with the opposition leader William Pitt.

William Berkeley, 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton

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He was Master of the Rolls in Ireland between 1696 and 1731 and also held political office as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1710 to 1714 and as First Lord of Trade from 1714 to 1715.

Secretary of State for International Trade

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The current holder is Elizabeth Truss, the Secretary of State for International Trade.
The Secretary of State also holds the position of President of the Board of Trade, a committee of the Privy Council of which the incumbent is the sole official member.

Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys

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He held numerous posts in the government of the United Kingdom, namely Chancellor of the Exchequer, Leader of the House of Commons, Cofferer of the Household and First Lord of Trade.

F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich

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In the House of Commons he rose through junior ministerial ranks, achieving cabinet office in 1818 as President of the Board of Trade.

Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth

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He held the office of First Lord of Trade and Foreign Plantations between 30 May 1702 and April 1707.

John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater

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He served as First Lord of Trade in the Convention Parliament, 1690–1691.

Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire

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For nearly two years, between 1763 and 1765, he was President of the Board of Trade and Plantations under George Grenville, and after a brief period of retirement he filled the same position in 1766, and then that of joint Postmaster-General, under the Earl of Chatham.

Thomas Robinson, 2nd Baron Grantham

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From 1780 to 1782 Grantham was President of the Board of Trade, and from July 1782 to April 1783 Foreign Secretary under Lord Shelburne.

Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst

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Appointed as President of the Board of Trade in March 1807, Bathurst's first concern was Napoleon's Continental System against free trade.

John Charles Herries

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Herries worked his way up in the Treasury and eventually became Secretary to the First Lord of the Treasury, Commissary-General to the Army, Paymaster of the Civil List, Secretary to the Treasury (1823–1827), Chancellor of the Exchequer in Lord Goderich's government (1827–1828), Master of the Mint under the Duke of Wellington (1828–1830), briefly President of the Board of Trade (1830), Secretary at War under Sir Robert Peel (1834–1835), and finally President of the Board of Control in Lord Derby's first government (1852).

Robert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent

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He was Vice-Treasurer of Ireland from 1759 to 1765, First Lord of Trade from 1766 to 1768, and Vice-Treasurer of Ireland again from 1768 to 1782.

Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford

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In 1697 he became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and in 1699 President of the Board of Trade, being dismissed from his office upon the accession of Anne in 1702.

Joseph Chamberlain

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Rising to power through his influence with the Liberal grassroots organisation, he served as President of the Board of Trade in Gladstone's Second Government (1880–85).

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool

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From 1786 to 1804, he was President of the Board of Trade and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and he was popularly regarded as enjoying the confidence of the king to a special degree.

William Ewart Gladstone

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In the second ministry of Robert Peel he served as President of the Board of Trade (1843–1845).

Charles Poulett Thomson, 1st Baron Sydenham

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He was then President of the Board of Trade under Lord Melbourne in 1834 and succeeded Lord Auckland as president, and again between 1835 and 1839.

Robert Darcy, 3rd Earl of Holderness

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In 1718, he was appointed First Lord of Trade.

John Monson, 1st Baron Monson

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In June 1733, Monson was named Captain of the Honourable Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, and in June 1737 was appointed first commissioner of trade and plantations.

Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg

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In 1823 he was appointed Vice-President of the Board of Trade; from September 1827 to June 1828 he was President of the Board of Trade and Treasurer of the Navy.