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noun, British.
(used with a singular verb) (in the House of Commons) either of two seats near the Speaker, on which the leaders of the major parties sit.
(used with a singular or plural verb) the leaders who occupy a front bench.

the leadership of the government or opposition in various legislative assemblies


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