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- proper n. a street leading off Whitehall in Westminster, London containing the residences of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer
- proper n. the British government
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- n. a street of Westminster in London
- n. the British government
As the evening went on, the mob extended itself to Downing Street and the front of the Treasury Chambers, and before the night was over all the hoardings round the new Government offices had been pulled down.
Churchill walked to 10 Downing Street and, later in the day, Asquith wrote to Venetia Stanley, “Winston came here before lunch in a rather sombre mood.
Churchill hurried back across the Horse Guards Parade to 10 Downing Street and showed Fisher’s letter to Asquith.
The chief difficulties in its way were Colonial jealousy of interference from Downing Street and Dutch exasperation at the seizure of the Diamond Fields.
Arriving with Churchill in Asquith’s Downing Street study a few minutes before the council meeting began, Fisher described to the prime minister his objections to a Dardanelles operation.
Sir George Grey dipped for a Grand Pacific Isles Protectorate, and a red noose from Downing Street strangled it.
On the afternoon of the Cabinet Meeting, when they decided to introduce the Bill, I went along to Downing Street myself.