Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett facts for kids
The Lord Barnett
|Chief Secretary to the Treasury|
5 March 1974 – 4 May 1979
|Prime Minister||Harold Wilson
|Preceded by||Tom Boardman|
|Succeeded by||John Biffen|
|Member of Parliament
for Heywood and Royton
15 October 1964 – 9 June 1983
|Preceded by||Tony Leavey|
|Succeeded by||Constituency Abolished|
|Born||14 October 1923|
|Died||1 November 2014
Joel Barnett, Baron Barnett, PC (14 October 1923 – 1 November 2014), was a Labour Party politician. As Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the late 1970s, he created the Barnett Formula that stopped public spending in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Barnett died in Manchester, England, aged 91.
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