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Categories: Parliament of the United Kingdom, Westminster system, Organizational structure of political parties, Legislatures
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backbencher  Back-bench  Back-bencher  Back bencher  Back benching
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A member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader WordNet 3.0
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A member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In Westminster parliamentary systems, a backbencher is a member of parliament or a legislator who occupies no governmental office and is not a frontbench spokesperson in the Opposition, being instead simply a member of the "rank and file". Wikipedia
An elected politician in a parliamentary system who is not a cabinet member Wikipedia Disambiguation
Parliamentarian who neither holds ministerial office nor shadows a minister Wikidata
A Member of Parliament who does not have cabinet rank, and who therefore sits on one of the backbenches or in one of the back rows of the legislature. Wiktionary
Member of Parliament who does not have cabinet rank. Wiktionary (translation)
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