Treasury Bench

noun

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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History and Etymology for Treasury Bench

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 18 Jan. 2022.

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