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Speaker of the House of Representatives
Seal of the House of Representatives of Cygnia
Seal of the House of Representatives
Anna-Burke-Chisholm-ALP
Incumbent
Anna Burke

since 3 January 2017
Congress of the Union
Cygnian House of Representatives
Style The Honourable (formal)
Madam/Mister Speaker (informal and within the House)
Member of Cygnian House of Representatives
Nominator Any member of the House. Nominations are submitted to the Clerk
Appointer Cygnian House of Representatives
Elected by the House, sworn in by the Father of the House
Term length At the House's pleasure; elected at the start of each session, and upon a vacancy
Formation 6 June 1792
227 years ago
Deputy Deputy Speaker
Salary £223,500 annually
Website speaker.gov

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Cygnian Congress. The office of Speaker was established by Article One, Section 2 of the Constitution.

The Speaker is the presiding officer of House of Representatives debates, determining which members may speak. The Speaker is also responsible for maintaining order during debate, and may punish members who break the rules of the House. The Speaker is also charged with the responsibility of issuing writs for by-elections should a vacancy occur in the House.

The current Speaker of the House is Anna Burke, Member for Chisholm, Victoria. She was elected to the post on 3 January 2017, and is the 40th person to serve as Speaker.

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