One who sits on the front bench in a parliament. Typically the spokesmen for those who sit further back.(noun)
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Use "frontbencher" in a sentence
"As MPs go, he is relatively well known as a frontbencher in Parliament and a leading voice on business issues."
"One of Cameron's speechwriters told us privately he hated the 'be nice to gays' thing, while a big name frontbencher predicted a mess over Cameron's suggestion that faith schools should allow children of other faiths in (Will Cardinal Murphy O'Connor really want to allow Muslim pupils into Catholic schools?"
"At the other end of the spectrum are schools such as Lilian Baylis Technology School in Kennington, south London, the school made infamous by ex-Etonian and current Tory frontbencher Oliver Letwin when in 2003 he crassly claimed he would rather "beg on the street" than let his child go to such a school."