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 Leader of the Opposition (UK) - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Leader of the Opposition in the United Kingdom is the politician who leads Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition (the body in Parliament recognized as the Official Opposition).
Leader of the Opposition in the UK Those who have subsequently served as Prime Minister are indicated in italics.
None (1940-1945) A succession of politicians acted as Leader of the Opposition for the purpose of allowing the House of Commons to function as normally, notably Arthur Greenwood from 1943-1945, however none of them received the salary for the post of Leader of the Opposition.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Leader_of_the_Opposition_%28UK%29   (243 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Leader of the Opposition in Canada is the Member of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons who leads Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition (the body in Parliament recognized as the Official Opposition).
Since the Leader of the Opposition in the House is usually also a party leader he or she would appoint his or her counterpart in the Senate.
From 1993 to 2003 the official opposition in the Senate was the Progressive Conservative Party therefore the leader of the Progressive Conservatives in the House of Commons chose the leader of the opposition in the Senate.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Leader_of_the_Opposition_%28Canada%29   (224 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition (Fiji)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The post of Leader of the Opposition is a political office common in countries that are part of the Commonwealth of Nations.
In addition, the Leader of the Opposition chooses 8 of the 32 members of the Senate, Fiji's upper house of Parliament.
Since 2001, Mahendra Chaudhry, whose Labour Party holds 28 of the 30 Opposition seats in the House of Representatives, has adamantly refused to accept the position of Leader of the Opposition, insisting that he and his party want representation in the Cabinet instead.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Leader_of_the_Opposition_(Fiji).html   (799 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition (New Zealand)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Leader of the Opposition in New Zealand is the politician who leads Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition (the body in Parliament recognized as the Official Opposition).
By convention, the Leader of the Opposition is the leader of the largest party of the Opposition.
The Leader of the Opposition does not have a large official role, as most of the post's functions are ceremonial.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/leader_of_the_opposition__new_zealand_   (551 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition (Fiji) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In addition, the Leader of the Opposition chooses 8 of the 32 members of the Senate, Fiji's upper house of Parliament, and has the right to be consulted about the appointment of the Chief Justice.
In Fiji, the Leader of the Opposition is formally appointed by the President.
Until he reversed his position late in 2004 (following the collapse of negotiations with Prime Minister Qarase), this forced the President to appoint Mick Beddoes, the sole parliamentary representative of the United General Party, as Leader of the Opposition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leader_of_the_Opposition_%28Fiji%29   (276 words)

  
 Irish Leader Of The Opposition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Irish Leader of the Opposition is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest opposition party in Dáil Éireann.
The Leader of the Opposition is invariably seen as the alternative Taoiseach to the present incumbent, and heads a rival alternative government known as the Front Bench.
Those who became Taoiseach after the end of their session as Opposition Leader are indicated in italic.
www.wikiverse.org /irish-leader-of-the-opposition   (209 words)

  
 Hansard -- Tuesday, March 23, 2004 a.m. -- Vol. 22, No. 5 (HTML)
Through authorities that she quoted, the Leader of the Opposition indirectly alleged that the minister "knowingly misled parliament" and further alleged that the minister's statements in the House amounted to "a prima facie case of contempt."
Accordingly, the matter raised by the Leader of the Opposition falls in the category of a case where there is a dispute of facts, and such dispute ought not to form the basis of a complaint of breach of privilege or contempt.
In debates with Leader of the Opposition yesterday we concluded, as did she, that that should not be there, that there should be an audit committee and that that interim board shouldn't be exempted.
www.legis.gov.bc.ca /hansard/37th5th/h40323a.htm   (14857 words)

  
 Independent Commission Against Corruption Amendment Bill - 01/03/2005 - 2R COMM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the Deputy Leader of the Opposition was gratuitous in his assessment of previous chairmen of the committee and their level of work, his comments about undertaking prosecutions are a scathing indictment of him and clearly indicate that he has not read the legislation.
The Deputy Leader of the Opposition, who was so gratuitous in his criticisms of past chairmen of the committee, is a member of the committee and led for the Opposition but clearly he has not even read the provisions of the bill.
For that reason, the Opposition is concerned that the amendment proposed by the bill is an attempt by the Premier to draw the teeth of the ICAC in relation to this matter.
www.parliament.nsw.gov.au /prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20050301037   (16730 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition (Fiji)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The post of Leader of the Opposition is a political office common in that are part of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The appointment is not at the personal discretion however as he is required the Constitution to appoint the person most acceptable the majority of the Opposition (defined as of the House of Representatives who belong political parties not represented in the Cabinet).
Since 2001 Mahendra Chaudhry whose Labour Party holds 28 of the 30 Opposition in the House of Representatives has adamantly to accept the position of Leader of Opposition insisting that he and his party representation in the Cabinet instead.
www.freeglossary.com /Leader_of_the_Opposition_%28Fiji%29   (315 words)

  
 Seychelles - Opposition Movements and Interest Groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Until 1992 the Seychelles government tolerated no manifestation of domestic opposition, and opposition figures were forced to carry on their anti-SPPF campaigns from abroad, mainly in London.
One exile leader, Gérard Hoarau, head of the Seychelles National Movement, was assassinated in 1985 in a crime that the British police were unable to solve.
René recognized Mancham as official Leader of the Opposition, and Mancham received a salary as a government employee with various perquisites.
www.countrystudies.us /seychelles/27.htm   (544 words)

  
 The Opposition
The Prime Minister (the leader of Government) forms a cabinet and the leader of the Opposition forms a shadow cabinet.
The leader of the Opposition is the counterpart of the leader of the Government (i.e.
The present leader of the Opposition is Michael Howard, the present Prime Minister is Tony Blair.
www.walterr.hostinguk.com /The%20Opposition.htm   (153 words)

  
 Government supports early appointment of Opposition Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
THE selection of the Leader of the Opposition is seen as an important step in the ongoing political initiatives, according to several Government officials.
The Government's view is that the appointment of the Leader of the Opposition is seen as an important step in the ongoing political initiatives, including the issue of governance.
The Opposition's proposal is put to the Government side in Parliament and the outcome of that process will determine the Opposition Leader, the agency said.
www.landofsixpeoples.com /news301/nc303244.htm   (350 words)

  
 Premier and Leader of the Opposition
In fact, the Opposition is so much a part of the structure that it has been known as His or Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition.
The nominee is the leader of the largest minority Party within the Parliament, willing to assume office in the event of a change of government either after an election or as a result of a loss of support for the Government in the House of Assembly.
However the Leader also represents the Opposition in providing the support of the Opposition for the Government when a unified stance is in the best interests of all, whether it be for condolence motions, significant formal functions or indeed on matters of shared policy position.
www.parliament.tas.gov.au /tpl/backg/Premier-Leader.htm   (959 words)

  
 Constitution Amendment Bill - 15/10/1997 - COMM
The Opposition is of the view that the importance of the role that is to be undertaken is such that it must be pursued by a person of the most senior office.
Members opposite are seeking to put the Governor in a position in the latter part of the twentieth century in which he would not have been in the latter part of the nineteenth century.
I commend the amendment proposed by the Leader of the Opposition.
www.parliament.nsw.gov.au /prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/0/ca256d11000bd3aa4a256544007fc6c6?OpenDocument   (16141 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Leader of Opposition is invariably seen as the alternative minister to the present incumbent and heads rival alternative government known as the Shadow Cabinet or Front Bench.
Front-bench opposition;: The role of the Leader of the Opposition, the Shadow Cabinet and Shadow Government in British politics
Premiers, leaders of the opposition, and Whips in the Parliament of New South Wales, 1901-1981 (Reference monograph)
www.freeglossary.com /Leader_of_the_Opposition   (269 words)

  
 Belarusian Presidential Elections - September 9, 2001
Opposition candidates never had a chance to appear on state TV, radio or in state controlled newspapers, while Lukashenka materials were continuosuly rolled on TV and Radio in violation of election laws.
The opposition candidate Uladzimir Hancharyk called on democratic forces oof the Belarusian nation to gather at October Square of Minsk at 8.05PM - 5 min after elections official ending to wait together for the announcement of election results.
Siamion Domash is a presidential candidate of the Unified Belarusian opposition.
www.belarusguide.com /politics1/Belarusian_Elections.html   (2992 words)

  
 Policy Position
The President and the Leader of the Opposition have agreed the projects to be implemented in Regions 6 and 10.
Thereafter, the President and the Leader of the Opposition agreed to establish a Joint Team to examine the document to determine whether it represents a comprehensive Development Programme for Region 10.
It was agreed that the President and the Leader of the Opposition will meet in two (2) weeks to commence their discussion of the De-Politicisation of the Public Service, Legislation on Crossing the Floor, Legislation establishing a Permanent Elections Commission and the PPP/C Paper on Inclusive Governance.
www.op.gov.gy /policyposition/pp007.htm   (844 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Leader of the Opposition (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Canada)
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Canada)
Leader of the Government in the Senate (Canada)
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Leader-of-the-Opposition-%28Canada%29   (295 words)

  
 Official Report * 1415 * Number 031 (Official Version)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Speaker, the Leader of the Opposition knows that is not the position of the Prime Minister nor the position of the Government of Canada.
In a time of global turmoil like this, it is really irresponsible of the Leader of the Opposition to in fact raise that allegation.
The fact is that for the Leader of the Opposition to stand up in the House and to start citing numbers is grossly irresponsible.
www.parl.gc.ca /37/1/parlbus/chambus/house/debates/031_2001-03-19/han031_1415-e.htm   (739 words)

  
 The Leader of the Opposition
The Constitution provides for a Leader of the Opposition who is appointed by the President.
He has represented the Constituency of Couva North in the House of Representatives since 1976 and was Leader of the Opposition from 1981-1986, when he was appointed Minister of External Affairs and International Trade in the N.A.R. Government.
He was appointed Leader of the Opposition for a second time in 1989, appointed Prime Minister in November, 1995 and was appointed Leader of the Opposition for a third time in October 2002.
www.parliament.gov.tt /html/leaderopp.htm   (314 words)

  
 Tuesday, 4 June 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Leader of the Opposition did not supply me with any leaked documents; you were one of the few of your colleagues who did not.
Indeed, we were criticised by the opposition for not announ­cing it earlier, but we did not announce it at the time we had hoped because we wanted to consult the peak bodies of the industry, and they agreed with what we were doing.
The opposition has been contacted by a number of builders and building industry groups who are concerned about the workability of the government's ministerial exemption scheme as announced by the minister last week.
www.parliament.sa.gov.au /catalog/hansard/2002/ha/wh040602.ha.htm   (11113 words)

  
 Tuesday, 27 August 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Now they are in opposition they are certainly committed to freedom of information, but look at their track record whilst in government.
I will allow the Leader of the Opposition to continue, so long as his remarks are restricted to a personal explanation.
I have to tell the deputy leader that I disagree with his assessment of that and, in view of the fact that those matters are now before the Supreme Court sitting as a Court of Disputed Returns, I rule the subject out for further debate this day until that matter is resolved.
www.parliament.sa.gov.au /catalog/hansard/2002/ha/wh270802.ha.htm   (11487 words)

  
 Leader Of The Opposition Uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
to unnecessarily limit free speech," David Davis, a leader of the opposition Conservative Party...
Leader Michael Howard has said he will step...
BLACKPOOL, England - The leader of Britain's opposition Liberal Democrats on Thursday called on the prime minister to present a clear plan for withdrawing...
www.wikiverse.org /leader-of-the-opposition-uk   (417 words)

  
 Policy Position
The President and the Leader of the Opposition will continue their discussion on the composition of the Commission.
The President and the Leader of the Opposition agreed that the National Development Strategy paper should be re-laid in the National Assembly and subjected to debate therein.
The President and the Leader of the Opposition, after reviewing our practices and the practices in Barbados, Jamaica, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago and the UK, agreed to institutionalise the Office of the Leader of the Opposition within two (2) months (2003 mid-August) of their meeting.
www.op.gov.gy /policyposition/pp004.htm   (828 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition: Glossary item: Glossary (TheyWorkForYou.com)
The "Leader of the Opposition" is head of "Her Majesty's Official Opposition".
This position is taken by the Leader of the party with the 2nd largest number of MPs in the commons; in this parliament, Conservatives.
Currently, the Leader of the Opposition is: Rt Hon Michael Howard QC MP
www.theyworkforyou.com /glossary/?gl=175   (94 words)

  
 MSDA Jr Speaker's script   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Arguing in favour of the resolution are the Prime Minister________________ and the Minister of the Crown____________________
Arguing against the resolution are the Leader of the Opposition _______________ and the Second Opposition Member ______________
I thank the Leader of the Opposition and now call upon the Minister of the Crown...
www.sjr.mb.ca /debate/MSDAjrSpeaker'sscript.htm   (231 words)

  
 Leader of the Opposition - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Leader of the Opposition - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest opposition party in a Westminster_System of parliamentary government.
The Leader of the Opposition is invariably seen as the alternative prime minister to the present incumbent, and heads a rival alternative government known as the Shadow_Cabinet or Front_Bench.
www.indexsuche.com /Leader_of_the_Opposition.html   (279 words)

  
 Kyrgyzstan
February and March 2005 parliamentary elections were judged by international observers and opposition leaders to be flawed, and they set off violent protests in the country.
Opposition leader Kurmanbek Bakiev served as interim president and prime minister until the July 10 election, in which he won the presidency with 88.7% of the vote.
An opposition leader, he had been imprisoned by former president Akayev until the March 24 coup.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107698.html   (982 words)

  
 Irish Leader of the Opposition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Irish Leader of the Opposition is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest oppositionparty in Dáil Éireann.
The Leader of the Opposition is invariably seenas the alternative Taoiseach to the present incumbent, and heads a rivalalternative government known as the FrontBench.
Those who became Taoiseach after the end of their session as Opposition Leaderare indicated in italic.
www.therfcc.org /irish-leader-of-the-opposition-182526.html   (78 words)

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