First Lord of the Treasury


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  • noun

Synonyms for First Lord of the Treasury

the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy

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Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service: Gordon Brown.
He might be hoping to renew his tenure as Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, First Lord of the Treasury, and Head of the Civil Service.
Foster, restored to office in 1804, as Chancellor of the Irish Exchequer and First Lord of the Treasury, had access t o people and records which facilitated his continued investigation of the means by which Union was secured.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and First Lord of the Treasury was poised to shape the constitutional history of this proud nation.
What is the balance between maximising revenue for the Treasury - I'm First Lord of the Treasury, I always try to remember that - and between making sure we have a good, competitive banking sector?
The email reads: "I, Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service British Government, wish to inform you of your Inheritance Payment from British Government.
and your dad is Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
A IT was home to The First Lord of the Treasury and offered as a gift to the first British PM, Sir Robert Walpole, by King George II in 1732.
THE Rt Hon Sir Winston Churchill had an audience with the Queen this evening and tendered his resignation as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, which her Majesty was graciously pleased to accept.
Mr Brown was on holiday in Suffolk as workmen in hard hats and fluorescent vests cleaned the building, which has been home to prime ministers since Sir Robert Walpole served as First Lord of the Treasury in 1735.
Which encourages the Prime Minister to polish up his brass plaque proclaiming his official title of First Lord of the Treasury - the unspoken consequence being that the Chancellor is Second Lord.
The PM, who doubles as First Lord of the Treasury, is said to mutter about how he's "lost" control of his old Whitehall lair.
Sir - The First Lord of the Treasury, Gordon Brown, must be mightily relieved.
Secretary of State for Defence and Secretary of State for Scotland Des Browne, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor Jack Straw, Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling, Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service Gordon Brown, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs David Miliband, Secretary of State for the Home Department Jacqui Smith, Secretary of State for Health Alan Johnson, Secretary of State for International Development Douglas Alexander, Leader of the House of Commons (and Lord Privy Seal), Minister for Women, and Labour Party Chair, Harriet Harman QC, Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly
The Chancellor worked closely with PM Gordon Brown, his predecessor at the Treasury whose current titles include First Lord of the Treasury.