dispatch box


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Synonyms for dispatch box

case consisting of an oblong container (usually having a lock) for carrying dispatches or other valuables

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And I must say that David Cameron did look like a big daft public schoolboy across the Dispatch Box after the Queen's Speech - with Blair threatening him with a punch from his sidekick Bruiser Brown.
Everyone knows that this is my last appearance at this dispatch box.
Davis will be hoping to make a comeback at the dispatch box next week - and it better be good.
WITH the 2004 Budget scheduled for Wednesday (March 17), SecureMove Property Services, the corporate property services subsidiary of Bradford & Bingley plc, reveals its wish list of issues for the Chancellor to address at the dispatch box to assist growth in the residential and commercial property sectors.
Unfortunately, the culture of spindoctoring is now so well established that the ability to use the media to his own ends is now a more important factor in a minister's success than his performance at the dispatch box.
He must now come to the Dispatch Box and answer questions.
Around 350 items, including Lady Thatcher's wedding dress and dispatch box will be sold by Christie's in two sales in December.
He helped me when I stood in for Tony at the dispatch box.
This small piece of furniture goes by many names: writing slope, writing box, dispatch box or case, table desk, lap desk, as well as portable or travelling desk.
But when it comes to asking who guards the guardians, people want more than a dispatch box speech.
Second time as farce, or mebbes crime Sleep well Con Shiels You brought the forgotten to the fore Shaped the road from poverty, man Held a mirror at parliament's door Rest uneasy Con Shiels 'Cause your death states our nation Louder than any dispatch box Etonian A memory of austerity's contagion Haunt us Con Shiels See, our feet are still shod in lead We need a memory to feast on marra If we're to move, we need you in our heads Rise again Con Shiels Rally so called scroungers, every striver Show them as the same humanity Beg us demand more, and reach higher.
He told the House of Lords: "I can remember standing at this Dispatch Box a few months ago, giving a report about the fact that we had had no rain in April.
When he took over from Iain Duncan Smith he made an immediate impact, but on this week's evidence in a year's time Tony Blair could be facing his fifth opponent at the dispatch box.
Can you see any of them at the Dispatch Box with Cameron?
In typically defiant style, Mr Benn is filmed at one point smoking his trademark pipe in the House of Commons in front of the dispatch box in a clear breach of rules.