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

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

?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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