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Last Updated: Tuesday, 15 June, 2004, 07:48 GMT 08:48 UK
Chancellors of the exchequer
Neville Chamberlain
Neville Chamberlain served as chancellor from 1931-1937
As Gordon Brown becomes the longest-serving Chancellor of the Exchequer since the Liberal, William Gladstone, in the 19th Century.

Find out which politicians have held the title before him.

1783-1801 William Pitt

1801-1804 Henry Addington

1804-1806 William Pitt

1806-1807 Henry Petty

1807-1812 Spencer Perceval

1812-1823 Nicholas Vansittart

1841-1846 Henry Goulburn

1846-1852 Charles Wood

1852 Benjamin Disraeli

1852-1855 William Gladstone

1855-1858 George Lewis

1858-1859 Benjamin Disraeli

1859-1866 William Gladstone

1866-1868 Benjamin Disraeli

1868 George Hunt

1868-1873 Robert Lowe

1873-1874 William Gladstone

1874-1880 Stafford Northcote

1880-1882 William Gladstone

1882-1885 Hugh Childers

1885-1886 Michael Hicks-Beach

1886 William Harcourt

1886-1887 Randolph Churchill

1887-1892 George Goschen

1892-1895 William Harcourt

1895-1902 Michael Hicks-Beach

1902-1903 Charles Ritchie

1903-1905 Austen Chamberlain

1908-1915 David Lloyd George

1915-1916 Reginald McKenna

1916-1919 Andrew Bonar Law

1919-1921 Austen Chamberlain

1921-1922 Robert Horne

1922-1923 Stanley Baldwin

1923-1924 Neville Chamberlain

1924 Philip Snowden

1924-1929 Winston Churchill

1929-1931 Philip Snowden

1931-1937 Neville Chamberlain

1937-1940 John Simon

1940-1943 Kingsley Wood

1943-1945 John Anderson

1945-1947 Hugh Dalton

1947-1950 Stafford Cripps

1950-1951 Hugh Gaitskell

1951-1955 Rab Butler

1955-1957 Harold Macmillan

1957-1958 Peter Thorneycroft

1958-1960 Derrick Heathcoat-Amory

1960-1962 John Selwyn Lloyd

1962-1964 Reginald Maudling

1964-1967 James Callaghan

1967-1970 Roy Jenkins

1970 Ian Macleod

1970-1974 Anthony Barber

1974-1979 Dennis Healey

1979-1983 Geoffrey Howe

1983-1989 Nigel Lawson

1989-1990 John Major

1990-1993 Norman Lamont

1993-1997 Kenneth Clarke

1997 onwards Gordon Brown


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