How to use Backbenchers in a sentence
Opposition would have been left to conservative backbenchers who would have been marginalized.
A subdued Mr Straw experienced the anger of his own backbenchers.
But the former health secretary Frank Dobson says another 75 backbenchers oppose the white paper.
The Independent reports that Charles Clarke held a special meeting last night in order to persuade backbenchers not to back the rebel amendment.
But will it go far enough to pacify his angry backbenchers?Advertisement
On standing committee, opposition backbenchers are frequently supplied with gobbledygook notes by specialist ' advisers ' .
When even senior Labor backbenchers have begun to recognize this, so should Gordon.
Significantly, a number of Labor backbenchers were in favor of scrapping the tolls on both bridges, against Executive policy.
When Panorama put out a program which included some Conservative backbenchers expressing doubts about the use of military force she was consumed with rage.