57th Parliament of New Ingerland

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57th Parliament of New Ingerland
Parliament House

Duration: 4 April 2016 — Present

Parliamentary leaders
Prime Minister Matthew Jones
(13 March 2012 — Present)
Opposition Leader Kristine Dawkins
(17 March 2012 — Present)

Party standings in the Assembly
Government      Democratic Party
Opposition      National Party
Third party      Social Democratic Labour Party

House of Assembly
Members 128
Speaker Helen-Carter Jones
Leader Sebastian Vincent

Senators 68
Lord Chancellor The Baroness Fairfax
Senate Leader Jasmine Cassidy
Opposition Leader Toby Lewis
Cabinet ministries of the 57th Parliament
Matthew Jones
16 March 2016 — Present

1st: 4 April 2016 — Present

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The 57th Parliament of New Ingerland is the current meeting of the Parliament of New Ingerland. The Senators and Members of the House of Assembly were elected at the 2016 general election on 5 March 2016 and first assembled at midday on 4 April 2016.

Key events

  • 27 January 2016: Writs were issued by the Sovereign for a general election, and the 56th Parliament was dissolved.
  • 5 March 2016: Polling day, between the hours of 8am and 6pm, results in the Democratic Party being returned with a diminished majority in the House of Assembly.
  • 18 March 2016: The writ was returned and the results formally declared.
  • 4 April 2016: 57th Parliament assembled.
  • 5 April 2016: State Opening of Parliament (1st session).

Party summary

House of Assembly

(Shading indicates governing party)
Total Vacant
Democratic National SDLP Independent The Speaker
End of last parliament 72 40 10 4 1 128 1
Begin 68 51 4 4 1 128 0
Latest voting share 53.13% 39.84% 3.13% 3.13% 0.78%

References and notes

Other links

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