Backbenchers sentence example

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  • But the former health secretary Frank Dobson says another 75 backbenchers oppose the white paper.
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  • The Independent reports that Charles Clarke held a special meeting last night in order to persuade backbenchers not to back the rebel amendment.
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  • Opposition would have been left to conservative backbenchers who would have been marginalized.
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  • A subdued Mr Straw experienced the anger of his own backbenchers.
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  • other backbenchers will be voicing their concerns next week at a debate about the current policy toward Iraq, Mr Dalyell said.
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  • But will it go far enough to pacify his angry backbenchers?
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  • And these affect not just rank and file Labor supporters or even ordinary backbenchers but an important wing of the shadow cabinet.
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  • labor backbenchers have already produced an " alternative White Paper " .
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  • On standing committee, opposition backbenchers are frequently supplied with gobbledygook notes by specialist ' advisers ' .
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  • When even senior Labor backbenchers have begun to recognize this, so should Gordon.
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  • Significantly, a number of Labor backbenchers were in favor of scrapping the tolls on both bridges, against Executive policy.
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  • When Panorama put out a program which included some Conservative backbenchers expressing doubts about the use of military force she was consumed with rage.
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