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paymaster

an official of a government, business, etc., responsible for the payment of wages and salaries
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But PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, which are marketing the scheme, criticised the paymaster general for an emotive and intemperate attack.
Liberal Democrat work and pensions spokesman David Laws said: "Today's statement from the Paymaster General is grossly complacent and clearly shows the Treasury is in a state of denial about these problems.
The Coventry North-west MP was non-executive chairman of the Coleshill-based firm from 1991 to 1997, when he stood down in order to join the Government, becoming Paymaster General.
Earlier, Paymaster General Dawn Primarolo apologised for delays experienced by families in contacting a helpline as she insisted the new child tax credit was working well.
Led by Stephen O'Brien, shadow Paymaster General and MP for Eddisbury,a Parliamentary debate heard how the new system had become a ``shambles.
The former Paymaster General - a personal friend of PM Tony Blair - arrived at Walsall Magistrates Court, West Midlands, in a chauffeur- driven Jaguar for the three-minute hearing.
A GUIDE helping working parents on lower incomes work out how much help they can get towards the cost of childcare was launched on Wednesday by Paymaster General Dawn Primarolo.
These changes will help to ensure more efficient, commercial and consistent handling of the problems businesses in trouble often have in meeting their debts for tax and national insurance," said Dawn Primarolo, paymaster general.
FORMER paymaster general Geoffrey Robinson has photographs of a senior Cabinet minister in a "compromising position", it was reported last night.
Paymaster General Dawn Primarolo was outraged by Nick St Aubyn's comment during a debate on EU plans to impose VAT on art sales.
And former Trade Secretary Peter Mandelson was outed as gay on TV and quit after it was revealed he had secretly taken a pounds 373,000 home loan from Paymaster General Geoffrey Robinson.
In a move which surprised betting industry insiders, Primarolo has held on to the betting duty portfolio among her responsibilities as the new Paymaster General.