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Chancellor of the Exchequer
Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg
Official portrait of Sajid Javid MP.jpg
Incumbent
Sajid Javid

since 24 July 2019 (2019-07-24)
Her Majesty's Treasury
Style Chancellor
(informal)
The Right Honourable
(within the UK and the Commonwealth)
Member of Cabinet
Privy Council
National Security Council
Reports to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Residence 11 Downing Street
Seat Westminster
Appointer The Monarch
on advice of the Prime Minister
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 22 June 1316
First holder Hervey de Stanton
in the Kingdom of England only
Deputy Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Salary £69,552 (excluding salary as MP)
Website www.gov.uk

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is a political office in the United Kingdom. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, sometimes shortened to The Chancellor, is responsible for Britain's money and economy. In other countries the job is called Minister of the Treasury or of Finance.

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

List of the Chancellors of the Exchequer

Chancellors of the Exchequer of England

Chancellors of the Exchequer of Great Britain

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


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