The Treasury’s chief mouser since July can be seen in his trademark polka-dot bow tie sauntering through wood-panelled meeting rooms, and along corridors where doors are held open for him. [1] [12] The departure of the previous incumbent, Sybil, was in January 2009. The Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office is the title of the official resident cat of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at 10 Downing Street. Aug. 7 (UPI) --Palmerston, the British Foreign Office's famous feline "Chief Mouser," announced he is retiring to "spend more time relaxing away from the limelight. For over 200 years this government has used cats to rid their buildings of mice. This is Larry, current Chief Mouser of 10 Downing Street. Sir John Major is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997. The "chief mouser to the Treasury" has already been awarded his own Instagram account, administered by him and his "press team". The hope is … Several episodes were adapted for BBC Radio; the series also spawned a 2010 stage play that led to a new television series on Gold in 2013. The spending bill was not agreed upon due to Peter being neglected, it was noticed that Civil servants had been bringing Peter food causing him to neglect his duties. Larry the No 10 Downing Street Cat and Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office and Palmerston the resident Chief Mouser of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office relaxing in Downing Street Featuring: Palmerston Where: London, United Kingdom When: 20 Jun 2018 Credit: Dinendra … Manninagh KateDhu, commonly known as Peta, was the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom government between 1964 and sometime between 1969 and 1976, and was the first female cat in that role. Gladstone was adopted in late July of 2016 to serve as mouser for the Treasury. Peter was the second Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom government, serving between 1929 and 1946. Other cats have been given this title affectionately, usually by the British press. Though other cats have served Downing Street the first one to be given the official title of Chief Mouser by HM … There has been a resident cat in the English government employed as a mouser and pet since the 1500s, although modern records date only to the 1920s. The current Chief Mouser, a brown and white tabby cat named Larry, receives an annual wage of 100 pounds. The Treasury’s official cat, Gladstone, otherwise known as the chief mouser to the Treasury, has gone missing. Some sources described the new arrangement as a 'job share' to avoid any hurt feelings, however the official web site for Number 10 only lists Larry as the official office-holder. A benefit of using a working cat is that they alleviate the need for harmful pesticides. The overall function of The Exchequer is control of taxation and the finances of the government. Gladstone is the resident Chief Mouser of HM Treasury at Whitehall, London. A few days after his debut on Instagram in July 2016, he had 1,200 followers. A former Conservative environment minister has suggested the civil servants be reimbursed for the cost of treating the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office. This post is the second of the four "great offices of state" within The United Kingdon, the first being that of The Prime Minister. There has been a resident cat in the English government employed as a mouser and pet since the 1500s, although modern records date only to the 1920s. July 29, 2016, 2:29 PM • 4 min read. All but one of the episodes lasted half an hour, and almost all ended with a variation of the title of the series spoken as the answer to a question posed by Minister Jim Hacker. Larry is the only Chief Mouser listed on the official web site for Number 10. Her/His Majesty's Treasury, depending on the sex of the current monarch, is operated by The Chancellor of The Exchequer. [12] In November 2014, George Osborne's cat Freya was removed from Downing Street leaving Larry as the Chief Mouser. Meet Gladstone: The Chief Mouser For Her Majesty’s Treasury. [17] There being no incumbent Chief Mouser at that time, the Prime Minister's spokesman said there were "no plans" for a cat to be brought in to tackle the problem; [18] however, the following day, newspapers reported that the spokesman had said there was a "pro-cat faction" within Downing Street, leading to speculation that a replacement might indeed be brought in to deal with the problem. Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office (bahasa Indonesia: Kepala Pemburu Tikus di Kantor Kabinet) adalah gelar resmi yang diberikan kepada kucing peliharaan Perdana Menteri Britania Raya di Downing Street Nomor 10.Sejauh ini, hanya dua kucing, yaitu Humphrey dan Larry yang secara resmi dianugerahi gelar tersebut. Gladstone's political namesake is former Chancellor and Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone who served for four separate periods, more than any other Prime Minister. Foreign Office 'chief mouser' The department's top civil servant Simon McDonald tweeted a picture of the black and white moggy today announcing what he described as 'the 2nd biggest news story' today after Leicester City's win. British Cabinet-level position. Palmerston,the Foreign office cat and chief mouser to the Treasury patrols in Downing street.He has fought with Larry number 10. There has been a resident Treasury or Downing Street cat "employed" as a mouser and pet since the reign of Henry VIII, [2] … Sybil was a cat living at 11 and 10 Downing Street. Humphrey was a cat employed as the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office at 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from October 1989 to 13 November 1997. Serving with Treasury … On 28 July 2017 Gladstone celebrated his first anniversary at HM Treasury. In Yes Minister, he is the Permanent Secretary for the Department of Administrative Affairs. 10 Downing Street, also known colloquially in the United Kingdom as Number 10, is the headquarters of the Government of the United Kingdom and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, a post which, for much of the 18th and 19th centuries and invariably since 1905, has been held by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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