Cabinet of the United Kingdom

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Headquarters 1 Horse Guards Road, Whitehall
Minister responsible Chancellor of the Exchequer

The Treasury is the government’s economic and finance ministry, maintaining control over public spending, setting the direction of the UK’s economic policy and working to achieve strong and sustainable economic growth.

Ministers[change | change source]

Minister Portfolio
Chancellor of the Exchequer The government’s chief financial minister and has responsibility for raising revenue through taxation or borrowing, and for controlling public spending.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Responsibility for investment, public sector pay and pensions, and spending control and reviews.
Financial Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister) Responsibility for banking and financial services, and the the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
Economic Secretary to the Treasury Responsibility for the Crown Estate, the Government Actuary’s Department, and the Royal Mint.
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Responsibility for HM Revenue & Customs, the tax system, and the Valuation Office Agency.
Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lords) Responsibility for the Debt Management Office and National Savings & Investments (NS&I).

Departments[change | change source]

Non-Ministerial Executive Agencies
the Crown Estate,
Government Actuary's Department,
HM Revenue & Customs,
National Savings & Investments (NS&I),
the Royal Mint,
UK Statistics Authority
UK Debt Management Office

Management[change | change source]

  • Permanent Secretary
  • Permanent Under Secretary
  • Director General, Public Spending
  • Director General, International and EU
  • Director General, Chief Economic Adviser
  • Director General, Tax and Welfare