parliamentary agent


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parliamentary agent

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(Parliamentary Procedure) (in Britain) a person who is employed to manage the parliamentary business of a private group
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Noun1.parliamentary agent - a person who is employed to look after the affairs of businesses that are affected by legislation of the British Parliament
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
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
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Towards six o'clock of the afternoon, Twemlow begins to persuade himself that he is positively jaded with work, and thinks it much to be regretted that he was not brought up as a Parliamentary agent.
Wansbeck parliamentary agent David Nicholson said: "There has clearly been a significant problem with postal voters in the Wansbeck area.
A FORMER Labour councillor is to train to be the full-time parliamentary agent for Coventry .
Wirral Council is leading the push for the Bill, which was deposited in the House of Lords yesterday by a parliamentary agent.
During these years, his father became a key figure in the national Labour Party, acting as Parliamentary agent to former Prime Minister James Callaghan, becoming chairman of the British Boxing Board of Control in 1986, and chairman of the Welsh Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.

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