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Frontbench (frontbenchers) Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament

A frontbencher is either a Government minister or an Opposition shadow spokesperson. They are so-called because they occupy the front benches on either side of the Chamber when the House is in session, with other party members – backbenchers – sitting behind them.

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  • Article Name: Frontbench
  • Author: David Jane
  • Description: Frontbench (frontbenchers) Meaning, as used in the UK Parliament A frontbencher is either a Government minister or an [...]

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