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53 People in group: Profession; Chancellors of the Exchequer

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the government's chief financial minister and responsible for the fiscal and monetary policy of the United Kingdom. The Chancellor delivers a speech to the House of Commons annually, outlining the nation's budget and any proposed changes to taxation. In 1860, William Ewart Gladstone carried his speech in a red brief case and today the Chancellor still carries one to his annual speech. Since 1828, the Chancellor's official residence has been 11 Downing Street.

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 107 portraits

Joe Chamberlain

1836-1914
Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham
Sitter associated with 101 portraits

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

1869-1940
Prime Minister; son of Joseph Chamberlain
Sitter in 45 portraits

Winston Churchill

1874-1965
Prime Minister
Sitter in 183 portraits

William Ewart Gladstone

1809-1898
Prime Minister and writer
Sitter associated with 309 portraits

Derick Heathcoat Amory, 1st Viscount Amory

1899-1981
Industrialist, politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 13 portraits

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

1867-1947
Prime Minister
Sitter in 70 portraits

Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber, Baron Barber of Wentbridge

1920-2005
Chancellor of the Exchequer; Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank
Sitter in 21 portraits

Gordon Brown

1951-
Prime Minister
Sitter in 7 portraits

Richard Austen ('Rab') Butler, 1st Baron Butler of Saffron Walden

1902-1982
Politician; served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary
Sitter in 44 portraits

James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff

1912-2005
Prime Minister
Sitter in 18 portraits

Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

1863-1937
Politician; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; son of Joseph Chamberlain
Sitter in 48 portraits

Hugh Culling Eardley Childers

1827-1896
Statesman
Sitter associated with 18 portraits

Lord Randolph Churchill

1849-1895
Politician; Secretary of State for India and MP for Woodstock and Paddington South
Sitter in 36 portraits

Kenneth Clarke

1940-
Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Stafford Cripps

1889-1952
Statesman
Sitter in 42 portraits

(Edward) Hugh John Neale Dalton, Baron Dalton

1887-1962
Labour politician and economist
Sitter in 25 portraits

Alistair Maclean Darling

1953-
Politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

1906-1963
Politician, leader of the Labour party
Sitter in 29 portraits

George Joachim Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen

1831-1907
Financier and Liberal politician; MP for City of London and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 36 portraits