House of Assembly
November 1, 2019

Media Advisory: Candidates for Election of Speaker

The House of Assembly advises that at the close of nominations today (4:30 p.m.), notices of intent for election to the Office of Speaker were received from the following Members:

  • Scott Reid, MHA, St. George’s-Humber
  • Perry Trimper, MHA, Lake Melville

The election of Speaker will be the first order of business when the House of Assembly resumes for the Fall sitting on Monday, November 4 at 1:30 p.m. The process for electing a Speaker is outlined in Chapter 2 (SO 2 through SO 4) of the Standing Orders (

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Media contact
Bobbi Russell
Policy and Communications Officer
House of Assembly

2019 11 01                                                    4:40 p.m.