Appointment of General Manager David Stevenson
MEDIA RELEASE from David Stevenson
release 2.00 pm Monday 27 January
Appointment of General
I am delighted to have accepted the role
of General Manager of the Parliamentary Service. I have
thoroughly enjoyed acting in the role over the past five
months and working with such talented staff. I am
particularly privileged to have been given the opportunity
to lead an organisation supporting the institution of New
Zealand’s Parliament, and I know 2014 will be another busy
year for the organisation as we prepare to transition to the
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Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament
The House sits at 10.30am today before MPs are summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber.
The speech delivered by the Governor-General on the Government’s behalf outlines its priorities for this Parliament.
After this MPs will return to the House for the presentation of petitions and papers and the introduction of any bills.
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