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The Prime Minister has appointed Greg Hands, Member of Parliament for Chelsea and Fulham, as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, in the first Cabinet reshuffle following the General Election.

Greg Hands will take up the second most senior position in the Treasury, after the Chancellor, George Osborne, The Chief Secretary is responsible for public expenditure including spending reviews and strategic planning, welfare reform, and efficiency and value for money in public service.

What has Greg been up to in Chelsea and Fulham?

Greg's local map

Thanks to boundary changes, the constituency of Chelsea and Fulham is a new one. Before the May 2010 election, Greg was MP for the overlapping constituency of Hammersmith and Fulham. It's home to many landmarks and famous faces, including the Premiership football grounds of Stamford Bridge and Craven Cottage and more than 66,000 people. This map shows the extent of the constituency. Click on it to see what Greg has been up to recently.

 

News stories

18th May 2015

Conservative Candidate, Greg Hands, has welcomed new figures released by HMRC which show that 2,900 businesses in Chelsea and Fulham have benefited from the Government’s Employment Allowance since its introduction a year ago, making it easier for small businesses to hire staff and create new jobs.

18th May 2015

At the General Election last week, the Conservatives won 331 seats to Labour’s 232. Prime Minister David Cameron will now hold a theoretical majority of 12 in the House of Commons, allowing his Government to pursue its agenda of building a more secure future for Britain.

11th May 2015

Greg Hands was re-elected to a third term as MP for Chelsea & Fulham on Thursday, with an increased share of the vote. Having won the seat from Labour in 2005 (as Hammersmith & Fulham), Greg has increased the Conservative vote share at all three elections, in 2005, 2010 and 2015.

Promoted by Jonathan Fraser-Howells on behalf of Greg Hands, both at 44 Southern Row, London, W10 5AN