/ (ˈkrænbɔːn) /
(in Britain) the annual payment made to Opposition parties in the House of Lords to help them pay for certain services necessary to the carrying out of their parliamentary duties; established in 1996Compare Short money
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What does “barren” mean?
Word Origin for Cranborne money
named after Viscount Cranborne, Leader of the House of Lords in 1996
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