Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury

Gareth Davies MP


Gareth Davies MP was appointed Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury on 21 April 2023.

In November 2022, Gareth was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Previously, Gareth served on the House of Commons Finance Select Committee from 2019 and the Treasury Select Committee from 2021.

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury

The Exchequer Secretary (XST) is responsible for:

  • Growth and productivity, including skills, migration, infrastructure (physical & digital), digital economy, economic regulation, business regulation, competition, corporate governance, foreign direct investment (non-FS), and the Levelling Up White Paper living standards mission.

  • Energy, environment and climate policy and taxes (including transport taxes)

  • The following indirect taxes, including stakeholder engagement:

    • Excise duties (alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and SDIL), including excise fraud and law enforcement
    • Charities, the voluntary sector, and gift aid
  • Crown Estate and the Royal Household

  • Energy Profits Levy

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