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  U.S. Treasury - Biography of Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury
to be the 74th Secretary of the Treasury on June 19, 2006.
As Treasury Secretary, Paulson is the President's leading policy advisor on a broad range of domestic and international economic issues.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Paulson was a member of the White House Domestic Council, serving as Staff Assistant to the President from 1972 to 1973, and as Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon from 1970 to 1972.
www.treasury.gov /organization/bios/paulson-e.html   (273 words)

  
 U.S. Treasury - Duties & Functions of the Secretary of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is the principal economic advisor to the President and plays a critical role in policy-making by bringing an economic and government financial policy perspective to issues facing the government.
The Secretary is responsible for formulating and recommending domestic and international financial, economic, and tax policy, participating in the formulation of broad fiscal policies that have general significance for the economy, and managing the public debt.
The Secretary oversees the activities of the Department in carrying out its major law enforcement responsibilities; in serving as the financial agent for the United States Government; and in manufacturing coins and currency.
www.ustreas.gov /education/duties/treas/sec-treasury.shtml   (115 words)

  
 Biography of Stephen Timms
Stephen Timms was appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury in May 2006 after serving as Minister for Pensions Reform in the Department for Work and Pensions.
His previous Ministerial positions include Financial Secretary to the Treasury; Minister for e-Commerce and Competitiveness and Minister of State for Energy, e-Commerce and Postal Services in the Department for Trade and Industry; Minister of State for School Standards; and Minister of State and Parliamentary Under Secretary in the then Department for Social Security.
He served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Andrew Smith from May 1997 to March 1998, and to Mo Mowlam from March to July 1998.
www.hm-treasury.gov.uk /about/ministerial_profiles/minprofile_timms.cfm   (233 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Donald Regan Dies; Treasury Secretary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He was its chairman and chief executive and a noted champion of free enterprise when Reagan tapped him as Treasury secretary in 1981.
At Treasury, he was the administration's principal advocate for supply side economics, a belief that a reduction in tax rates prompts more people to work and creates a big increase in production.
A star at Treasury -- he was called "the Chief" -- he soon found himself unable to exert supreme control over a staff that he said was riven by leaks to the media and personality clashes.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A42278-2003Jun10?language=printer   (1476 words)

  
 Oliver Letwin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
During the campaign for the 2001 General Election, Letwin, as shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, expressed an aspiration to curtail future public spending by fully 20 billion pounds per annum relative to the plans of the Labour government.
In May 2005, Letwin was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
It was reported that he had requested a role less onerous than his former treasury brief so that he would have time to concentrate again on his career in the City at Rothschild's.
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Oliver_Letwin   (641 words)

  
 Tony Blair's Cabinets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Alistair Darling — Chief Secretary to the Treasury
January 2001 — Peter Mandelson resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary and is succeeded by John Reid.
September 2004 — Andrew Smith resigns as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and is succeeded by Alan Johnson.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Tony_Blair's_Cabinets   (1328 words)

  
 Secretary to the Treasury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The number of secretaries was expanded to two by 1714 at the latest.
One of the present-day secretaries, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, is the Government Chief Whip in the House of Commons, and another, the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, is not a minister but a senior civil servant.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury is probably the most direct descendant of the earliest single Secretary - unlike the others, the Chief Secretary is of Cabinet rank - and is followed in order of precedence by the Financial Secretary to the Treasury and the Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/secretary_to_the_treasury   (331 words)

  
 Cabinet of the United Kingdom - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury[?] and Chief Whip[?] - Hilary Armstrong[?]
In a controversial reshuffle on June 12, 2003, it was announced, without prior consultation, that the government intended to abolish the ancient office of Lord Chancellor and combine it with the posts of Secretary of State for Scotland[?] and Secretary of State for Wales in the new Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs[?].
They will use the titles of Secretary of State for Scotland and for Wales despite not being the heads of those departments, which are being absorbed into the new Department for Constitutional Afairs[?].
openproxy.ath.cx /ca/Cabinet_of_the_United_Kingdom.html   (491 words)

  
 UK minister to meet Naidu- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will meet the chief secretary to the treasury of the United Kingdom and Member of Parliament, Paul Boateng, and discuss various issues, including financial aspects, reforms, public expenditure and insurance, here on Nov.
Boateng was appointed chief secretary to the treasury on May 29 and was previously finance secretary to the treasury in 2001-02.
He was also a spokesman for the treasury and economic affairs and served on the select committee for environment during 1987-89.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/articleshow?artid=28706721   (267 words)

  
 Paul Boateng - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Right Honourable Paul Yaw Boateng (born June 14, 1951), is a British Labour Party politician and became the UK's first fl Cabinet minister in May 2002 when we was appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
In 2001 he was made Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and stepped up to become Chief Secretary and so a member of the Cabinet in May 2002.
In March 2005 he announced that he would not stand for re-election as an MP in the May 2005 general election.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Paul_Boateng   (535 words)

  
 General News of Monday, 14 February 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A statement said Mr Boateng's visit was part of regional tour, including Mali and Nigeria, during which he would be highlighting international commitment to Africa as a key priority for the UK Presidency of the EU and the G7/G8.
Ghana is one of 19 countries to benefit from the multilateral debt initiative, which focus on an excess of 65 million pounds of direct aid provided to Ghana by the UK last year.
He was previously Financial Secretary to the Treasury, 2001-2002, and Minister for Home Affairs, 1998-2001 and previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health, 1997-98.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=75374   (351 words)

  
 HM Treasury
The treasury emerged out of the royal household, and served as the location where the king kept his treasures.
Ministers of HM Treasury as of 9 September 2004.
Dawn Primarolo MP Financial Secretary to the Treasury - Stephen Timms MP Economic Secretary to the Treasury - John Healey MP Agencies of HM Treasury
encycl.opentopia.com /term/HM_Treasury   (504 words)

  
 The Ultimate Peter Rees - American History Information Guide and Reference
He was Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 1983 until 1985, created Baron Rees in November 1987.
After the 1983 UK general election he was appointed to the cabinet as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, working to the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Nigel Lawson.
Unlike most other Chief Secretaries to the Treasury, Peter Rees never went further within the Cabinet leaving the post in the September 1985 cabinet reshuffle.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Peter_Rees   (190 words)

  
 wfn.org | WCC NEWS: About ice-cream and poverty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This was how UK government chief secretary to the Treasury Paul Boateng illustrated the point that Millennium Development Goals (MDG) could be reached if rich countries really wanted to reach them.
In an earlier presentation centred on the case of Africa, WCC general secretary Samuel Kobia agreed with Boateng's point of view.
Its staff is headed by general secretary Samuel Kobia from the Methodist church in Kenya.
www.wfn.org /2004/10/msg00140.html   (635 words)

  
 British Politics: John Major's Cabinet (April 1992)
Angela Knight, MP Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) - The Rt.
The Earl of Airlie, KT, GCVO Lord Steward - The Viscount Ridley, KG, TD Master of the Horse - The Lord Somerleyton Treasurer (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) - The Rt.
The Lord Strathclyde Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) - The Lord Chesham Lords in Waiting - The Viscount Long, CBE The Lord Lucas of Crudwell The Earl of Courtown Baroness in Waiting - The Rt.
www.australianpolitics.com /uk/tories/major-cabinet-1992.shtml   (1431 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | VOTE2001 | KEY PEOPLE | Andrew Smith: Treasury Chief Secretary
Although a safe pair of hands at the Treasury Andrew Smith has been haunted by his declaration in 1996: "Our air is not for sale".
Promotion was rapid and after stints as education and Treasury spokesman he was appointed shadow chief secretary in 1994 under shadow chancellor Gordon Brown.
More tough bargaining was in evidence when he led the Treasury haggling with Prime Minister Tony Blair and Agriculture Minister Nick Brown over every part of a £203m farmers aid package.
news.bbc.co.uk /vote2001/hi/english/key_people/newsid_1179000/1179281.stm   (625 words)

  
 Business News of Tuesday, 25 January 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Osei paid tribute to the founding fathers of the company for establishing the flight operations into Ghana and added that the fact that Ghana Tours had become a household name was a testimony to the good work the company had rendered in the airline industry within a short space of time.
Paul Boateng, British Chief Secretary to the Treasury has said the key to the success of Africa was the development of indigenous African enterprise.
Bridget Katsriku, Chief Director of the Ministry on his behalf in London at the 1st anniversary of Ghana Tours, operators of Britannia Airways flights into Ghana.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=74107   (1007 words)

  
 Press info: UK government chief secretary to the Treasury Paul Boateng
UK government chief secretary to the Treasury Paul Boateng
Deeply concerned about the 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty in the world today as well as those living with HIV/AIDS, the WCC is worried that little real progress has yet been made towards their realization.
The WCC general secretary is Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, from the Methodist Church in Kenya.
www2.wcc-coe.org /pressreleasesen.nsf/index/Info-04-11.html   (291 words)

  
 Chief Secretary to the Treasury returns to Bristol
Chief Secretary to the Treasury returns to Bristol
The Right Honorable Paul Boateng MP returned to Bristol, the city where he read law as a student, to preach the annual Anne Spencer Ecumenical Chaplaincy Memorial Sermon at St Paul's, the Anglican Chaplaincy Church.
It was thought that an annual sermon might be one of the ways to remember her.
www.cliftondiocese.com /Articles/241   (390 words)

  
 Chief Secretay to the Treasury visits Tritech International – Tritech International Limited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Following a morning in Edinburgh discussing the Scottish economy and the Pre-Budget Report with business leaders and trade unionists Mr Paul Boateng, Chief Secretary to the Treasury came to Aberdeen to visit Tritech International.
Richard Marsh, Managing Director of Tritech said ‘We were delighted to be given the opportunity to discuss several major economic issues facing innovative SME’s in the current climate.
The Chief Secretary was very attentive and I think sympathetic to many of the points we made.
www.tritech.co.uk /News/NewsArchive/News-Chief_Secretary.htm   (243 words)

  
 CNN.com - Blair appoints new transport minister - May 29, 2002
Alistair Darling, the Work and Pensions Secretary, is promoted to take over from Byers, who quit after months of upheaval in his ministry and criticism of his handling of the country's rail crisis.
Darling, a Scot, is a close ally of Chancellor Gordon Brown, and was the first minister to enter 10 Downing Street on Wednesday as Blair began reshaping his government team.
Financial Secretary Paul Boateng moves up to Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the reshuffle.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/05/29/uk.minister   (395 words)

  
 Worldandnation: Reagan's treasury boss, staff chief dies
WASHINGTON - Donald T. Regan, a blunt-speaking Wall Street financier who served President Reagan as treasury secretary and chief of staff before being felled by the Iran-Contra scandal, died of cancer Tuesday (June 10, 2003) at the age of 84.
Regan blamed former first lady Nancy Reagan for his abrupt ouster as the president's chief of staff in February 1987 and got even the next year in a famous tell-all memoir in which he revealed that Mrs.
She took particular umbrage at a famous Regan quote in 1986, when the chief of staff took credit for repairing the damage from a summit meeting Reagan had held in Iceland with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
www.sptimes.com /2003/06/11/Worldandnation/Reagan_s_treasury_bos.shtml   (539 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | UK Politics | Profile: Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith, the new work and pensions secretary, proved himself a safe pair of hands at his Treasury job but he was haunted by his declaration in 1996: "Our air is not for sale".
The same year Mr Smith did his future career prospects no harm when he supported Tony Blair for the party leadership and campaigned for the party to be modernised.
He was immediately thrown into the fray as chief secretary and has been heading the talks for this summer's comprehensive spending review.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/politics/2014439.stm   (534 words)

  
 HM Treasury: Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rt Hon Andrew Smith MP Andrew Smith, MP for Oxford East, was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury on 11 October 1999.
Before entering Government, he was opposition spokesman for education from 1989 to 1992, a shadow Treasury and economic spokesman from 1992 to 1994, shadow Chief Secretary from 1994 to 1996 and shadow Transport Secretary from 1996 to May 1997.
At DfEE he was in charge of Welfare to Work initiatives such as the New Deal, as well as having a wider role as the Government's representative on the EC's Social Affairs Council, where he was active in promoting the importance of flexibility and entrepreneurship in the employment guidelines.
archive.treasury.gov.uk /profiles/cstbio.html   (197 words)

  
 Guide to departments - HM Treasury
HM Treasury is responsible for formulating and putting into effect the UK Government's financial and economy policy.
The Treasury has a strategic oversight of banking, insurance and financial services and is responsible for the Government Accountancy Service which brings professional accountants in government together.
The Treasury is also the lead department on government statistics, which are independently produced by National Statistics.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page1485.asp   (456 words)

  
 Scotland Office - Who we are - Secretary of State for Scotland
The Rt Hon Alistair Darling, is Secretary of State for Scotland and Secretary of State for Transport.
Previously he was Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions from June 2001 to May 2002; Secretary of State for Social Security between July 1998 and June 2001, and Chief Secretary to the Treasury from May 1997 to July 1998.
Alistair Darling was the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury from July 1996 to April 1997, Opposition Spokesman on the City and Financial Services between 1992 and July 1996 and in the Opposition Home Affairs Team from 1988-92.
www.scotlandoffice.gov.uk /who-we-are/secretary-of-state.html   (191 words)

  
 Times of Oman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
As Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Boateng, 53, is Chancellor Gordon Brown’s most senior official.
The Treasury, which made the announcement two days before Brown presents his ninth annual budget, stressed Boateng’s commitment to Africa.
He joined the Treasury in 2001 as Financial Secretary and became Chief Secretary in 2002, an appointment hailed by groups promoting ethnic minorities.
www.timesofoman.com /newsdetails.asp?newsid=12169   (297 words)

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