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dispatch box

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a case or box used to hold valuables or documents, esp official state documents
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Noun1.dispatch box - case consisting of an oblong container (usually having a lock) for carrying dispatches or other valuables
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
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WE have been informed in the papers recently about the first Muslim female minister standing at the dispatch box.
I don't know if May or Corbyn are rugby fans - but if they're still going to be facing each other across the dispatch box in future, a haka would certainly liven up PMQs
I accept that the honorable member is an expert on screeching," responded David Mundell from the dispatch box without batting an eyelid.
Minister Paul Maynard noted dryly: "This is the third time my honourable friend has brought me to the Dispatch Box to discuss the Chase line.
Not one of the 40 Labour MPs questioned for the annual assessment of parliamentary impact found Mr Corbyn a strong presence at the dispatch box, while more than a third of them, 35%, spoke highly of Mrs May.
They've been taking 'selfies' in the House of Commons, which is forbidden, and posing at the dispatch box pretending to be PM.
On Wednesday, George Osborne, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, rose at the dispatch box in the House of Commons at Westminster to deliver his government's annual budget.
Annabelle has also been chosen to deliver a speech from the dispatch box about how the First World War affected lives and industry in the North East.
Mr Cameron has indeed sustained his attacks from the dispatch box in the Commons on any statistics showing Wales's health service lagging behind that in England.
Second time as farce, or mebbes crime Sleep well Con Shiels You brought the forgotten to the fore Shaped the road from poverty, man Held a mirror at parliament's door Rest uneasy Con Shiels 'Cause your death states our nation Louder than any dispatch box Etonian A memory of austerity's contagion Haunt us Con Shiels See, our feet are still shod in lead We need a memory to feast on marra If we're to move, we need you in our heads Rise again Con Shiels Rally so called scroungers, every striver Show them as the same humanity Beg us demand more, and reach higher.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, will now step up to the dispatch box in his place.
This week the 46-year-old was at the dispatch box until 10.