First Lord of the Treasury


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the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy

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Walpole accepted on the condition that the gift was to the office of First Lord of the Treasury rather than to him personally.
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.
Sir Robert Walpole, as First Lord of the Treasury and Britain's first `prime minister' from 1721 to 1742, employed the Crown Lands to maximum effect to gain Parliamentary support for his administration.
The former PM is said to have visited a care home where he met one lady who seemed entirely indifferent to the fact she was being greeted by the then Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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.
Not least because a prime minister also holds the office of first lord of the treasury, and is unlikely to give any chancellor free rein with the national economy, the deciding factor in any general election.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sir - The First Lord of the Treasury, Gordon Brown, must be mightily relieved.