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The backbencher and Parliament

R. L. Leonard

The backbencher and Parliament

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by R. L. Leonard

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons,
    • Legislators -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [259]-262.

      Statementedited by Dick Leonard and Valentine Herman.
      ContributionsHerman, Valentine, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN673 .L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 268 p;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4771736M
      ISBN 100333128117
      LC Control Number78185906

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      Backbencher is a coordinate term of frontbencher. In politics|lang=en terms the difference between backbencher and frontbencher is that backbencher is (politics) a member of parliament who does not have cabinet rank, and who therefore sits on one of the backbenches or in one of the back rows of the legislature while frontbencher is (politics) one who sits on the front bench in a parliament. QAA:” In the UK Parliament, what are backbenchers?” Members of the House of Commons and members of the House of Lords who are not current serving ministers or opposition spokespersons (which would include Shadow ministers), are collective backbe.


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