Today’s Tossup of the Day #6

by Gilbert Keith

OMG. writing tossups definitely helps.

As a student at the University of Edinburgh, he was blinded in his left eye in a freak rugby accident, but went on to get his doctorate. He started his current job in May 1997 and is now the longest serving man in his post after the Reform Act of 1832, surpassing David Lloyd George’s record of 7 years and 43 days. FTP identify this Chancellor of the Exchequer of the UK, who is expected to be the next leader of the Labour Party.