crossbench crossbench


  • (n) any of the seats in the House of Commons used by members who do not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition


  • "It is going to be very difficult for us because we need to get support from the entire crossbench to pass things. I pointed out to my colleagues recently that while we should always explore whether we can win support from the minors we should also...
    on May 9, 2008 By: Chris Evans Source: The Australian

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