Definition of Treasury Bench
: the first row of seats on the right of the speaker in the British House of Commons and other Commonwealth parliamentary chambers that is occupied by cabinet ministers and other members of the Government — compare front bench
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Origin and Etymology of treasury bench
so called from its being occupied by the First Lord of the Treasury
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