BALLOT FOR THE ELECTION OF THE SPEAKER
3. A list of validly nominated candidates will be made available by 11.00 am in the Members’ Lobby (Vote Office window) and the Division Lobbies and on the intranet. The names of those nominating a candidate are not published.
in turn, the order having been determined by lot drawn by the Presiding Member. The order of speaking will be announced in advance on the annunciator and the candidates will be contacted directly to inform them.
In the Aye Lobby: surnames beginning with A to C
surnames beginning with D to G
surnames beginning with H to K
surnames beginning with P to S
surnames beginning with T to Z
the entry doors to the lobby to be locked. All Members in the lobby when the doors are locked will be allowed to vote.
cast or the elimination of other candidates leaves only one candidate on the ballot paper. The question will then be put “that [that Member] do take the Chair of the House as Speaker”. If that question is agreed, the Member will then take the Chair as Speaker-elect.