Jane Kennedy, appointed as financial secretary to the Treasury last week,
will be the minister charged with tax policy, HMRC sources have revealed.
Kennedy, the MP for Wavertree in Liverpool, was named as financial secretary
last week by Gordon Brown and will be the minister who will lead the formation
of tax policy in Brown’s government.
Kennedy has most recently held positions in the department Health, but does
have experience working for the Treasury. From 1997 to 2001 she served as
assistant whip in HM Treasury; lords commissioner in HM Treasury and
parliamentary secretary in the Lord Chancellor’s Department.
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