Treasury Bench

noun

: 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

Word History

Etymology

so called from its being occupied by the First Lord of the Treasury

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“Treasury Bench.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Treasury%20Bench. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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