British Cabinet

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Noun1.British Cabinet - the senior ministers of the British government
cabinet - persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
premier, Prime Minister, PM - the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
Chancellor, Chancellor of the Exchequer - the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
Chief Secretary - a member of the British Cabinet
Home Secretary, Secretary of State for the Home Department - the British cabinet minister who is head of the Home Office
Lord Privy Seal - the senior cabinet minister in the British Cabinet who has no official duties
First Lord of the Treasury, Treasury - the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy
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A curious anecdote has come down to us of John Burns, a great English labor leader and one time member of the British Cabinet. In Chicago, while on a visit to the United States, he was asked by a newspaper reporter for his opinion of that city.
"The truth is that this remains a negotiation between members of the British Cabinet in London rather than a negotiation with the European Commission in Brussels."
The Chancellor referred to broad consensus among the British cabinet that the conditions that will be agreed upon for the transitional period after Brexit negotiations end in March 2019, will proceed until the general elections in Britain in 2022.
One case concerns his alleged bribery of David Mills, the estranged husband of former British cabinet minister Tessa Jowell.
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LORD Hore-Belisha, aged 63, former British Cabinet Minister, collapsed and died while giving a speech at the Town Hall, Rheims.
On This Day:1820: An attempt to assassinate British cabinet ministers, dubbed the Cato Street Conspiracy, was discovered with hours to spare.
Asked about possible UK suspects, Scorpions chief Leonard McCarthy refused to comment on speculation the interviewees could include a former British Cabinet Minister.
And he made it plain that it would be the British Cabinet - and not President of the European Central Bank Duisenberg - who would decide if and when we join the euro.
Claims by British Cabinet ministers last weekend that the Brexit deal done last Friday was essentially worthless was enough to make the blood boil and should act as a reminder that you can never trust a Tory, especially on Irish issues.
Earlier, a spokesman for the British cabinet said that the cabinet discussed with Nigerian officials ways to make Britain play a bigger role in the rescue operation of the kidnapped girls.
London, Sept 19 (ANI): British Cabinet Minister Vince Cable has stirred controversy by suggesting that unemployed young Britons should be sent to India to find work, and jokingly added, that he might get a "slap over the wrists" from Prime Minister David Cameron for saying so.

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