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Speaker of the House Halson Moultrie. File Photo: Terrel W. Carey Sr/Tribune Staff

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‘That’s not your job, Mr Speaker’

AS AN “impartial arbiter,” House Speaker Halson Moultrie should not be calling for action or legislation on any matter regardless of his convictions, attorney Wayne Munroe insisted yesterday.

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Moultrie: Ministers should give answers

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie wants to make ministers answer questions in the House of Assembly and hopes the Rules Committee of the lower chamber ensures this happens. The ability of the official opposition to question Cabinet ministers is a popula

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HAS SOMEONE UPSET YOU, MR SPEAKER? Moultrie launches rambling rant on media news reports

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie launched a 32-minute attack against the media in the House of Assembly yesterday, declaring at the start of the sitting that he is prepared to lead reporters to Jesus if they target him.

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LEAVE THE PRESS ALONE, MR SPEAKER: MPs speak out on media attack and Assembly rules

GOVERNING party MPs called for a change to “archaic” parliamentary rules yesterday, with some expressing concern that the Minnis administration could be perceived as swaying toward the side of dictatorship and possible censorship of the country’s free press.

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What’s this fake news, Mr Speaker?

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie accused media in the country of “descending” to a certain level, adding it was an issue that needed addressing.


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