House debates

Monday, 22 February 2010

Registrar of Members’ Interests

4:09 pm

Photo of Harry JenkinsHarry Jenkins (Speaker) Share this | | Hansard source

I wish to inform the House that, following a competitive selection process, Mr David Elder has been appointed as Deputy Clerk of the House. I am sure that members will look forward to working with him in this role. In accordance with resolution (3) of the House of Representatives relating to the registration of members’ interests, I have appointed Mr Elder as Registrar of Members’ Interests.

Photo of Anthony AlbaneseAnthony Albanese (Grayndler, Australian Labor Party, Leader of the House) Share this | | Hansard source

Mr Speaker, I congratulate David Elder on his appointment. I am sure that he will do an outstanding job, and I am sure that I speak on behalf of all members of the House.

Photo of Christopher PyneChristopher Pyne (Sturt, Liberal Party, Shadow Minister for Education, Apprenticeships and Training) Share this | | Hansard source

Mr Speaker, I add my own remarks of congratulation to David Elder. I am sure he will do a marvellous job. We look forward to working with him as we have with many clerks over the years. Congratulations.