Posts Tagged ‘Speaker of the House’

I’m not due for another rant until next week however this latest breaking news is just too good an opportunity to pass up.

As I have previously noted, the House of Representatives in the Australian Parliament is overseen by the Speaker, a role filled by someone elected from the body of Members of the House. Once someone is appointed to the role of Speaker, they are REQUIRED to be a neutral arbiter over debate and parliamentary procedure.

Speaker  Bronwyn Bishop (photo credit Andrew Meares)

Speaker Bronwyn Bishop (photo credit Andrew Meares)

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