Chancellor of the Exchequer, Chancellor(noun)
the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
Chancellor of the Exchequer(ProperNoun)
The official title held by the British cabinet minister, who is responsible for all governmental economic and financial matters, including the treasury.
Chancellor of the Exchequer
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British Cabinet minister who is responsible for all economic and financial matters, equivalent to the role of Minister of Finance or Secretary of the Treasury in other nations. Often simply called the Chancellor, the office-holder controls HM Treasury. The position is considered one of the four Great Offices of State, and in recent times has come to be the most powerful office in British politics after the Prime Minister. It is the only office of the four Great Offices not to have been occupied by a woman. The Chancellor of the Exchequer is now always Second Lord of the Treasury as one of the Lords Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Treasurer. In the 18th and early 19th centuries it was common for the Prime Minister to also serve as Chancellor of the Exchequer if he sat in the Commons; the last Chancellor who was simultaneously Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer was Stanley Baldwin in 1923. Formerly, in cases when the Chancellorship was vacant, the Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench would act as Chancellor pro tempore. The last Lord Chief Justice to serve in this way was Lord Denman in 1834.
The numerical value of chancellor of the exchequer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of chancellor of the exchequer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of chancellor of the exchequer in a Sentence
The increasing threat we face including from these so-called self-starting terrorists means that we should now go further in strengthening our capabilities, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will make an additional 130 million pounds available over the next two years including new funding to enhance our ability to monitor and disrupt these self-starting terrorists.
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