frontbencher


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a member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party

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At the first meeting of the Shadow Cabinet, it was made clear that in future no frontbencher can belong to pressure groups.
He revealed he would snog both the Home Secretary and singer Rita Ora, marry Labour former frontbencher Yvette Cooper and avoid David Cameron biographer and journalist Isabel Oakeshott.
And Labour frontbencher Douglas Alexander said the Better Together campaign lacked "emotional punch".
THE Conservatives said yesterday they had no plans to make St George's Day a bank holiday after a party frontbencher placed money on it happening by 2011.
A CONSERVATIVE frontbencher visited Coventry's universities yesterday.
Liberal Democrat frontbencher and anti-bullying campaigner Stephen Williams told Total Politics there was evidence of a bullying culture at the weekly Prime Minister's Questions exchanges.
TORY frontbencher Damian Green was warned he faced life imprisonment over the Home Office leaks fiasco, it emerged today.
Speaking in the Commons, Conservative frontbencher Alan
The influential Home Affairs and Public Administration select committee said it would be holding its own probes after the Tory frontbencher had his parliamentary office raided in connection with Whitehall leaks.
Which rock singer has endorsed former Tory frontbencher David Davis' protest against the Government's 'erosion' of civil liberties?
THE Conservative Party must become more female-friendly if it is to woo back disaffected women voters, senior frontbencher Theresa May urged today.
Meanwhile, Tory leader Michael Howard today faces criticism over his party's General Election campaign after a former frontbencher, John Bercow, slammed its "repellent" focus on immigration.
Former chairman Michael Ancram, frontbencher Iain Duncan Smith and backbencher David Davis have already declared they will run.
DEFENCE Secretary Philip Hammond got the name of a woman Labour frontbencher wrong twice during a debate on television.
TORY frontbencher Caroline Spelman has been ordered to pay back some of the public money she used to pay for childcare, sources said last night.