Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury
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Incumbent
Jeremy Hunt

since 14 October 2022
His Majesty's Treasury
Style
Type
Member of
Reports toThe Prime Minister
Residence
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SeatWestminster
AppointerThe King (on the advice of the prime minister)
Term lengthAt His Majesty's pleasure
Formation22 June 1316
First holderHervey de Stanton
(in the Kingdom of England only)
DeputyChief Secretary to the Treasury
Salary£153,022 (including £81,932 salary as Member of Parliament)
WebsiteOfficial website

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the head of the government treasury and the chief executive of HM Treasury who is a high ranking minister in the government of the United Kingdom. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, sometimes shortened to The Chancellor, is responsible for Britain's money and economy.

Other well-known Chancellors of the Exchequer include Robert Peel, Winston Churchill, Denis Healey, Geoffrey Howe, George Osborne and Philip Hammond.

List of the Chancellors of the Exchequer[change | change source]

Chancellors of the Exchequer of England[change | change source]

Chancellors of the Exchequer of Great Britain[change | change source]

Many Chancellors were also Prime Minister for some or all of the time they were Chancellor. These are shown with a *

Chancellors of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Past Residents". Dorneywood.