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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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One of the ongoing objectives of VG Gold's drilling has been to establish the open pit potential at Paymaster.
According to the company, its team is already in the final stages of putting together a ten hole drill programme in the domestic Paymaster Project.
He was also the proud paymaster for Palestinian terrorism, subsidizing the family of every homicide bomber with a $25,000 bonus.
Julian Pritchard removed a millstone that had hung around his neck when guiding home Paymaster in the Lady Dudley Cup at Chaddesley Corbett on Saturday, writes Bob Downing.
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.
WANTAGE trainer Henrietta Knight enjoyed Cheltenham glory last month and can pick up a smaller prize with Paymaster at Warwick today.
Eventual winner Paymaster (Jim Culloty, centre) jumps the last as he closes in on leader Smart Savannah
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.
TTU 202-1107-B and TTU 271-2155-C were compared with three Paymaster commercial cultivars, Paymaster HS 200 (PVP 900 216), Paymaster MP 280 (PVP 950 157), and Paymaster HS 26 (PVP 860 087).
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.
The budget proposal would require a Central Paymaster company within a corporate group to include the wages and salaries deducted in the calculation of taxable income as the amount of wages and salaries to be allocated to Ontario for the Central Paymaster.