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Speaker of the House of Representatives
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Steve Georganas

since 4 January 2021
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 President
Term length At the House's pleasure; elected at the start of each session, and upon a vacancy
Formation 6 June 1792
229 years ago
Deputy Deputy Speaker
Salary £223,500 annually

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 Steve Georganas, Member for Charlotte, Avon. He was elected to the post on 4 January 2021, and is the 39th person to serve as Speaker.