Speakers and Presiding Officers of Commonwealth
21 December 2007
Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth
Hon Margaret Wilson, Speaker of the House of Representatives, will represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers in London from 2-6 January 2008.
Ms Wilson says the conference is an opportunity for representatives of commonwealth parliaments to meet and discuss parliamentary issues of interest.
The agenda includes sessions on privilege and the right of reply, keeping order and fostering decorum, standards and ethics for parliamentarians and Parliament’s relations with the public.