|Chancellor of the Exchequer|
July 27, 1945 - March 9, 1951
|Succeded by:||Hugh Gaitskell|
|General Secretary of the TGWU|
January 1, 1922 - July 27, 1945
|Succeded by:||Arthur Deakin|
|MP for Wandsworth Central|
1940 - 1951
March 9 1881, Winsford, United Kingdom
|Died||April 14 1945, London, United Kingdom|
|Occupation:||Politician, Trade Unionist|
Ernest Bevin was a british politician and trade unionist who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1945 - 1951) under Clement Attlee.
A lifelong trade unionist, he only entered parliamentary politics in 1940. He was appointed Chancellor by Attlee after labour's victory in the 1945 election.