Ministerial role

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury


The Exchequer Secretary is responsible for:

  • childcare policy
  • tax credits and child poverty
  • charities, the voluntary sector and gift aid
  • environment and transport taxation, North Sea oil, gas and shipping
  • energy policy and climate change
  • excise duties, including excise fraud and law enforcement
  • gambling duties
  • housing and planning
  • the Royal Mint
  • Crown Estate and the Royal Household
  • parliamentary deputy on public spending issues

Previous holders of this role

  1. Damian Hinds

    • 2015 to 2016
  2. The Rt Hon Priti Patel

    • 2014 to 2015
  3. The Rt Hon David Gauke

    • 2010 to 2014


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  2. Damian Hinds visits brewer to mark the resurgence of British beer

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  4. Gift Aid celebrates its 25th birthday

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  8. Testing times ahead for fuel fraudsters

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  9. Damian Hinds pledges to continue close work with charity sector

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  10. Exchequer Secretary on charity taxation

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