Ministerial role

Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister)

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include financial services policy and overall strategic relationship with UK financial services, including:

  • banking and financial services reform and regulation
    • financial stability
    • financial conduct
  • City competitiveness
  • bank lending and access to finance
  • insurance
  • asset management
  • RBS, Lloyds and UKFI
  • asset freezing and financial crime
  • retail financial services
  • Equitable life
  • foreign exchange reserves and debt management policy, National Savings and Investments and the Debt Management Office
  • departmental minister for HM Treasury Group
  • parliamentary deputy on economy issues

Previous holders of this role

  1. Simon Kirby

    • 2016 to 2017
  2. Harriett Baldwin MP

    • 2015 to 2016
  3. The Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP

    • 2014 to 2015
  4. The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan

    • 2013 to 2014
  5. The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP

    • 2012 to 2013
  6. Chloe Smith MP

    • 2011 to 2012
  7. The Rt Hon Justine Greening MP

    • 2010 to 2011

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  1. Pension TechSprint will show how FinTech can revolutionise the way savers manage their money

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  2. Pensions Dashboard will fundamentally change how people access their pensions - Simon Kirby

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  3. New market-leading bond launches today

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  4. FinTech Week 2017 line-up confirmed

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  5. New penalties for breaching financial sanctions now in force

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  6. Taxpayer’s stake in Lloyds now below 2%

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  7. New Non-Executive Director to the Financial Conduct Authority appointed

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  8. Accelerator face-to-face meetings: 4 April 2017 in Harwell

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  9. Simon Kirby speaks at the LSE Global FinTech Investor Forum

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  10. UK tightens defences against money laundering

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