Chief Secretary to the Treasury


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Chief Secretary to the Treasury

A major position in HM Treasury, ranking after the prime minister and the chancellor of the exchequer. The chief secretary is responsible for coordinating with other departments in formulating the national budget, negotiating on pay for public sector workers, procuring materials and contractors from the private sector, and managing other similar issues.
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Ms Evans said a meeting with Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak on Thursday was "little comfort".
"Alongside my Welsh counterpart, I made it abundantly clear to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury the impact that a no-deal Brexit will have on Scotland's economy and jobs.
Peter Dowd MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, responding to news of Simon Clarke MPs ribbon-cutting tour of the Greater Manchester region, said:
She's the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, so she should know what she's talking about.
The chief secretary to the Treasury took aim at the policy - a favourite among party grassroots activists - to "allow the under 40s to be able to own their homes".
Liz Truss, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, told the Cabinet that public sector pay outside London and the South East is far more "competitive" with the private sector - and those in other parts of the country should receive lower pay rises, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss had a pop at Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and Home Secretary Sajid Javid who have demanded cash for their departments.
Peter Dowd MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, said: "This is further evidence of government plans to undermine the security of retirement.
At a meeting in Cardiff the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, and Welsh Government Finance Secretary, Professor Mark Drakeford, agreed that, following an assessment of the Joint Exchequer Committee (Officials) on January 10, the Welsh Government, Welsh Revenue Authority and HMRC are ready for the transition to the new devolved taxes.
Labour Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Dowd MP said of the PM: "In her bid to cling to power, she has appointed a right-wing clique.
He first entered the UK Parliament in 1997, became a Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in 2005 and was promoted as a Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury in 2007.