crossbencher crossbencher

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of the House of Commons who does not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition

Quotes

  • Asked if he would consider supporting Labour again at the next election, Lord Owen said: "If an election comes I will have to decide. I'm quite happy being a crossbencher. He's a new Prime Minister and he's started well. Let's see how he...
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: David Owen Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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