Presiding Officer

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Presiding Officer

the equivalent of the SPEAKER of the UK Parliament in the NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES and the SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT. He or she chairs the sessions and organizes business.
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Deputy Presiding Officer David Melding, First Minister Carwyn Jones and president of |the Consular Assocation in Wales Raj Aggarwal
But Labour deputy presiding officer Elaine Smith went one better with PS1a PS1.
That's the view of Deputy Presiding Officer David Melding in a major new book published today.
However, he eventually vetoed the change, suggested by AM David Melding - now the Senedd's Deputy Presiding Officer - saying it was nonsense.
It's hard to avoid the conclusion that the whole project was just a vehicle for the ego of one man - sandal-wearing, bridge-playing former Deputy Presiding Officer John Marek.
Mrs Godman, Labour MSP for West Renfrewshire and the Scottish Parliament's deputy presiding officer, said: "We have not seen or heard of Cara Katrina for over 18 months.
Four of our esteemed elected representatives didn't quite understand the voting procedure for deputy presiding officer yesterday - and voted for two candidates instead of one.
Godman, parliament's deputy presiding officer, has helped toward her son's pounds 108,000 bail.
He has been the Assembly's Deputy Presiding Officer for the last five years.
The traditional two minutes' silence will be led by Presiding Officer, Rosemary Butler AM, Deputy Presiding Officer David Melding AM, and Mr Peter Wilson, The Royal British Legion's District Chairman for South East Wales.
The riders and supporters were met on the steps of the Senedd by deputy presiding officer David Melding.
Acting group leader Paul Davies gave shadow posts to each of his AMs, except David Melding, elected deputy presiding officer.

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