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Paymaster General

The head of the Office of HM Paymaster General, which is the department of the British government holding accounts at the Bank of England that appropriates funds for the various functions of government. That is, he/she is responsible for paying British departments and public servants. The paymaster general is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Depending on the size and configuration of the depression, the amount of water contained within the depression, and the concentration of Lithium and other constituents in the water, the Paymaster Canyon property could contain up to 24,142 tonnes (up to 26,000 tons) of Lithium.
Electromagnetic data also clearly shows the location of the Paymaster Fault.
Two core drill rigs are currently operating at Paymaster.
The drilling program will focus on the Paymaster West Porphyry, where historic work identified the presence of gold mineralization.
One of the most positive elements of the survey is the identification of the Paymaster fault showing areas of low resistivity to both the east and west sides.
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.
Mr Robinson's business affairs have courted controversy ever since he was appointed as Paymaster General after Labour's landslide victory in the 1997 General Election.
Mr Robinson also resigned as a result and today the government announced Treasury minister Dawn Primarolo is to become the new Paymaster General.
The Paymaster General is said to be "fed up" over the constant criticism of his business affairs.
The prestigious customer base of over 5000 organizations includes Alfred Dunhill, Zurich International, Paymaster, Arriva, Grant Thornton, CBI, Tetra Pak, The Gap, L'Oreal, Cable & Wireless, Caravan Club and Cancer Research UK.
More information on AmeriLithium's Paymaster Project and related exploration program, and additional information regarding the Company, can be found at AmeriLithium's corporate website www.
Under-fire Paymaster General Dawn Primarolo admitted that the Government could not even be vaguely certain what actual losses amounted to.