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Westminster village Line breaks: West|min¦ster vil|lage
(also Westminster bubble)

Definition of Westminster village in English:


The politicians, civil servants, and journalists working in and around Westminster, typically considered as a community removed from the experiences and concerns of the general public: until he was catapulted into the job of foreign secretary, few people beyond the Westminster village had noticed him
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  • MPs do not possess 'identities', they are of one identity - the collective borg of Westminster Village!
  • He even compares his job to that of a foreign correspondent, filing reports from the Westminster village.
  • They dismiss this week's language problem as a storm in a Westminster village teacup.
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