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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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Mastercard's alliance with PayMaster holds significance as it falls in line with the organization's vision for a fast-paced consumer lifestyle that eliminates the need forphysical cash.
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The Ministry of Finance will monitor the central paymaster rules to assess their effectiveness and the extent of double taxation, if any.
" Pitt entered Parliament in 1735 as a Whig and was made paymaster - general under the duke of Newcastle.
The PayMaster app is an essential instrument as the island moves towards a cashless society; as it will lessen the burden on the current financial system by making it more seamless and efficient.
UK s Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, met Pakistan s Minister of Planning, National Reforms and Development.
I know he is the sort of paymaster of the Labour Party but I hope Ed Miliband will rein him in."
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Sri Lanka s Commercial Bank recently conducted an awareness programme on its Paymaster electronic payment mechanism which encompassed over 60 of its customers from the Katunayake Free Trade Zone and Pannala areas, according to a statement by the bank.
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PAYMASTER General, Dawn Primarolo MP, will be speaking at this year's Women Chainmakers Festival at the Black Country Living Museum in September.