Can the Government Dismiss the Speaker of Parliament on May 18th?

On the first week of March 2020, a politician said the government will have to dismiss the Speaker of Parliament. Can this be done? The short answer is, it is Parliament – not the Government – that elects and removes the Speaker.

This is a Constitutional Op Ed

Parliament reconvenes on 18 May 2020. On the first week of March, having wrestled power from PH, a politician said ‘the government shall have to dismiss the Speaker of Parliament’. Can this be done?

The short answer is, it is Parliament – not the Government – that elects and removes the Speaker. Please see here for the full article at Paradox:

https://www.gkg.legal/can-the-government-dismiss-the-speaker-of-parliament/

 

 

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