English version

dispatch box in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdispatch boxdiˈspatch box noun British English  1 the dispatch box2 [countable]PGO a box for holding official papers
Examples from the Corpus
dispatch boxIt is my first appearance at the dispatch box in my new role, and it could not be a better issue.At private meetings with ministers, as well as at the dispatch box, it did not feel that way last week.His standing at the dispatch box stays high, but rarely did he intervene during months of Maastricht debate.Hence the glass of whisky at the dispatch box rather than mineral water: A premature celebration?