The Parliamentary year kicked off this week with what was quite simply a boring, lacklustre speech from Prime Minister John Key which outlined his vision – or lack of it – for the year.
The role of Speaker is fundamental to our Parliamentary Democracy.
The choice of Speaker is of great importance – it is a significant event.
Andrew Williams discusses with political editor Audrey Young his first year in Parliament as a NZ First list MP.
What has been the highlight of your first year in Parliament?