Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury

An official in the British government. Despite the name, the parliamentary secretary has no duties at HM Treasury and in general the position is given to the chief whip of the governing party of the House of Commons.
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Ms Evans said a meeting with Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak yesterday was "little comfort".
Peter Dowd MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, responding to Prime Minister Boris Johnsons support for so-called free ports, said:
TheConservative MP for Middlesbrough East and East Clevelandhas been appointed Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury as the new prime minister continues to form a new cabinet.
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.
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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander urged the Scottish Government to follow suit and son g ing use ret n is ure nd ed nts m he ch is k, s r r e d e r .
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