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  Chancellor of the Exchequer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British cabinet minister responsible for all financial matters.
The Chancellor holds third oldest major state office in English and United Kingdom history, one which originally carried responsibility for the Exchequer, the medieval institution for the collection of royal revenues.
One of the Chancellor's key roles involves the framing of the annual "Budget", which is summarised in a speech to the House of Commons.
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 Chancellor - Simple English Wikipedia
In Germany or Austria, the Chancellor is the leader of the government.
In the United Kingdom, the Chancellor means the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the man in charge of the country's finances (taxes and spending).
Chancellor is also a title given to public officials in some other countries.
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 Gordon Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brown has served as Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom since May 1997 (the longest continuously serving Chancellor since Nicholas Vansittart 1812-1823) and is widely tipped to become Prime Minister after the retirement of Tony Blair.
He is the longest-serving Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer (ahead of Denis Healey, who was Chancellor for 5 years and 2 months from 5 March 1974 to 4 May 1979).
However, William Gladstone was Chancellor for a total of 12 years and 4 months in the period from 1852 to 1882 (although not continuously).
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 A brief history of the Treasury
Exchequers were normally held twice a year when the Chief Justice, the Lord Chancellor, the Treasurer and others sat round the chequerboard, auditing the accounts of each local Sheriff who collected and spent money on behalf of the Crown.
The Exchequer was finally abolished in 1833 when the Treasury became a ministerial department under the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
In the reign of Henry III, the Chancellor’s Clerk became an officer of the court as the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
www.hm-treasury.gov.uk /about/about_history/about_history_history.cfm   (1765 words)

  
 Chancellor of the Exchequer 1660—1870 | British History Online
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was in origin an official of the court of Exchequer.
The functions of the Chancellor of the Exchequer within the Treasury derived from the fact that, as Under Treasurer, he occupied an office which had its origin in the position of deputy or associate of the Treasurer.
The remuneration of the Chancellor was originally derived from a number of different sources.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=16740   (851 words)

  
 Policies of the Chancellor of the Exchequer
The purpose of the Kingdom Financial Policy is to document all rules, procedures, and precedents that pertain to the Kingdom of the East and its funds, and the Office of the Exchequer and its deputies.
The incoming exchequer must notify the Kingdom Exchequer that s/he is of legal age in the state/province of residence, provide name, address, phone number, and proof of SCA membership.
Local exchequers that are involved with such an event should notify their regional or kingdom exchequer as soon as possible, so that no misunderstandings or rule violations will occur.
www.eastkingdom.org /Law/exchequer.html   (2049 words)

  
 HENRY GOULBURN - LoveToKnow Article on HENRY GOULBURN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In January 1828 he was made chancellor of the exchequer under the duke of Wellington; like his leader he disliked Roman Catholic emancipation, which he voted against in 1828.
In the domain of finance Goulburns chief achievements were to reduce the rate of interest on part of the national debt, and to allow any one to sell beer upon payment of a small annual fee, a complete change of policy with regard to the drink traffic.
Although ?eel himself did some of the chancellors work, Goulburn was responsible for a further reduction in the rate of interest on the national debt, and he aided his chief in the struggle which ended in the repeal of the corn laws.
52.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GO/GOULBURN_HENRY.htm   (385 words)

  
 An Tir Handbook: Great Offices - The Chancellory of the Exchequer
Exchequers are responsible for maintaining the financial records of their branch and for ensuring that all funds are spent to further the Society's non-profit, educational purpose.
The Kingdom Exchequer must also be a signatory on all U.S. bank accounts, oversees the financial well being of the Kingdom and reviews the annual budgets submitted by all Kingdom Officers.
Principality Exchequers, Regional Exchequers, and the Guild-Ithra Deputy Exchequer.
www.antir.sca.org /Pubs/ATH/1exchequer.html   (487 words)

  
 Chancellor of the Exchequer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the ancient title held by the British cabinet minister whose responsibilities are akin to the posts of Minister for Finance or Secretary of the Treasury in other jurisdictions.
One of the Chancellor's key roles involves the framing of the annual "Budget", which is revealed in a speech to the House of Commons.
The Chancellor's department is officially called the HM Treasury where she/he is supported by a political team of four junior ministers and by permanent Civil Servants.
www.voyager.in /Chancellor_of_the_Exchequer   (2315 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Politics | Chancellor of the exchequer
The chancellor of the exchequer is the government's chief financial minister and as such is responsible for raising government revenue through taxation or borrowing and for controlling overall government spending.
The chancellor's plans for the economy are delivered to the House of Commons every year in the Budget speech.
The chancellor is the most senior figure at the Treasury, even though the prime minister holds an additional title of 'First Lord of the Treasury'.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/a-z_of_parliament/c-d/81945.stm   (147 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chancellor of the Exchequer, British government official, the Second Lord and ministerial head of HM Treasury (the prime minister is also styled the...
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The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the official “Master of the Mint”, but day-to-day operations are the responsibility of the Deputy Master.
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 Biography of Gordon Brown
Gordon Brown was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer on 2 May 1997.
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www.hm-treasury.gov.uk /about/ministerial_profiles/minprofile_brown.cfm   (267 words)

  
 Northshield - Chancellor of the Exchequer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One must be the local exchequer, one must be the local seneschal and one must be the Kingdom Exchequer.
They should not be in the same household unless the seneschal and exchequer reside together.
It should be in the hands of the Northshield Exchequer no more than 3 weeks after the event was held.
www.northshield.org /officers/exchequer   (797 words)

  
 Brown hails Bush's war (Great Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer delivers glowing endorsement)
CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown last night hailed US President George W Bush for leading the war on terror — and the invasion of Iraq.
But the Chancellor insisted the special relationship between America and Britain was more important than divisions over military tactics.
Emails and letters for the Chancellor and his ministerial team come in the first instance into HM Treasury's Correspondence and Enquiry Unit and then are sent into the Chancellor's Private Office.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1303990/posts   (1000 words)

  
 SCA - Midrealm -- Chancellor of the Exchequer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here is a list of things brought up at recent Exchequer meetings held a various events.
Often the Regional Exchequers or myself can decide on how an incorrect item should be handled if the worksheets are correctly and completely filled out.
For example on the left-hand page after the check info you might have a couple of INCOME columns such as Direct Contributions, Event income, Newsletter income, Sale of inventory, etc. The last column could be total deposited in case a deposit is from more than one source.
www.midrealm.org /exchequer/exchequer.php   (1430 words)

  
 Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer, David Blunkett, Dr.Kelly
Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer, David Blunkett, Dr.Kelly
Gordon Brown is the finance minister, which is known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer over there.
They call him the Iron Chancellor, because he looks down on humanity with utter disdain, while he crushes the very life and soul of the British with endless tax and law.
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 chancellor of the Exchequer
The office, established under Henry III, originally entailed keeping the Exchequer seal.
The chancellor of the Exchequer, from 1997, is Gordon Brown.
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www.uk.tiscali.com /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0011057.html   (115 words)

  
 UK Chancellor of the Exchequer makes 2005 Budg... - Wikinews
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 An Tir Chancery of the Exchequers
Principality Exchequer – Summits: Vicountess Ceridwen ferch Morgan
Drafts for use in An Tir as “How To…” guidelines for doing what the Policies and Chancellor of the Exchequer Officer’s Handbook require.
Refer to the report form instructions (Chapter 8, SCA Chancellor of the Exchequer's Handbook); the SCA's version of "Fund Accounting" can seem a bit funny.
www.antir.sca.org /Offices/Exchequers   (839 words)

  
 Gordon Brown MP, The Chancellor of the Exchequer - anagrams
Gordon Brown MP, The Chancellor of the Exchequer anagrams
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 Artemisia Chancellor of the Exchequer
The task of performing the review may be delegated to a capable representative; however, ultimate responsibility for review still lies with the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Review is mandatory when any exchequer or seneschal office changes hands.
Also, the Society Exchequer Handbook can be found on the Society Exchequer Page.
www.artemisia.sca.org /exchequer.htm   (162 words)

  
 Washington Transcript Service: GORDON BROWN, BRITISH CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER GORDON BROWN, BRITISH CHANCELLOR OF ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Find in a Library: Mr. Gladstone as chancellor of the exchequer; a study
Gladstone as chancellor of the exchequer; a study
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 BBC NEWS
It's tough to be the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Voters are clamouring for extra money to be spent on education, health care and policing.
At the same time you have to finance a war, and face less revenue because of a slowing economy, falling stock markets and a deeply troubled manufacturing sector.
news.bbc.co.uk /nol/shared/spl/hi/uk/03/budget/byoc/html/byoc.stm   (131 words)

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