Translation of cross-bench in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈkrɒsbɛn(t)ʃ//ˈkrɔsbɛn(t)ʃ/


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    (in UK)
    escaño ocupado por un diputado independiente
    • Last week Boyd was named among those being elevated to the House of Lords, where he will sit as a cross-bench member, despite his Labour affiliations.
    • The cross-bench peer had tabled a written question before Parliament was dissolved for the election after one of his constituents raised concerns.
    • The fact that government used the guillotine during the committee stage certainly did not contribute to any intelligent cross-bench discussion.
    • ‘Be clear what is at stake here’ says the cross bench peer.
    • Only a small cabal of cross-bench MPs made the decision.
    • In the Lords yesterday, cross-bench Baroness Masham of Ilton challenged ministers over Monday's Yorkshire Post report.