Treasury Commission

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Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom - Foundations of The Office of Prime Minister - Treasury Commission
... Prime Minister is also First Lord of the Treasury ... They therefore suggested that he place the office in "commission", meaning that a committee of five ministers would perform its functions together ... The King agreed and created the Treasury Commission consisting of the First Lord of the Treasury, the Second Lord, and three Junior Lords ...
Cabal Ministry - Membership and Rise
... having died just before Clarendon's departure, the Treasury went into commission in 1667, under the nominal chairmanship of George Monck (Duke of Albermarle) ... as Monck was practically retired from public life, control of the Treasury commission was taken up by Sir Thomas Clifford (Comptroller and soon Treasurer of the ... of the Forces) and notably Sir George Downing, the highly capable secretary to the Treasury commission, Clifford and Ashley overhauled the monarchical finances, placing them in a much more solvent ...

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