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Who has been chancellor of the exchequer?

Who has been chancellor of the exchequer?

Past Chancellors of the Exchequer

  • Sajid Javid. 2019 to 2020.
  • Philip Hammond. 2016 to 2019.
  • George Osborne. 2010 to 2016.
  • Alistair Darling. 2007 to 2010.

Who is in charge of the courts UK?

Lord Chief Justice
The current Lord Chief Justice, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon is the Head of the Judiciary of England and Wales and the President of the Courts of England and Wales.

What is the true about the Lord Chancellor?

The Lord Chancellor is appointed by the Monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister and is a senior member of the Cabinet. They head the Ministry of Justice as the Secretary of State for Justice. Previously the Lord Chancellor also acted as Speaker of the House of Lords and therefore sat on the Woolsack.

Who is the current Chancellor of the High Court?

Sir Julian Flaux
The Chancellor of the High Court – known as the Vice Chancellor prior to the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 – is the president of the Chancery Division of the High Court and vice-president of the Court of Protection. The current Chancellor of the High Court is Sir Julian Flaux.

Which conservative chancellor served the longest?

Perhaps as a result, Tony Blair chose to keep him in the same position throughout his ten years as prime minister; making Brown an unusually dominant figure and the longest-serving chancellor since the Reform Act of 1832.

Who is the shadow chancellor in the UK?

The current Shadow Chancellor is Rachel Reeves, who has held the position since 9 May 2021….

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
Incumbent Rachel Reeves since 9 May 2021
Appointer Leader of the Opposition
Inaugural holder Rab Butler
Website The Shadow Cabinet

What is a judge called in England?

High Court

Office Private title
Circuit Judge sitting as a High Court judge Judge Smith
Barrister sitting as a deputy High Court judge

What is a judge called in the UK?

Circuit judges are addressed as “Your Honour”, unless sitting in the Central Criminal Court (the Old Bailey), in which case addressed as “My Lord (Lady)”.

Who appoints the prime minister of England?

The prime minister is appointed by the monarch, through the exercise of the royal prerogative. In the past, the monarch has used personal choice to dismiss or appoint a prime minister (the last time being in 1834), but it is now the case that they should not be drawn into party politics.

What is the chancellor’s name?

Chancellor of the Exchequer

Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of HM Exchequer
Incumbent Rishi Sunak since 13 February 2020
Her Majesty’s Treasury
Style Chancellor (informal) The Right Honourable (UK and the Commonwealth)
Status Great Office of State

Who is the highest judge in England?

Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
Incumbent The Lord Burnett of Maldon since 2 October 2017
Style The Right Honourable
Nominator Judicial Appointments Commission
Appointer Monarch of the United Kingdom, on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor

Who is the most powerful judge in the world?

16, 2020. After 15 years on the bench, Chief Justice John Roberts has emerged to be what many legal experts describe as the most influential head of the Supreme Court since the 1940s.