Newfoundland Legislature

Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
47th General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador[1]
Type Unicameral
Speaker Ross Wiseman, Progressive Conservative
Since October 27, 2011
Premier Kathy Dunderdale, Progressive Conservative
Since December 3, 2010
Leader of the Opposition Eddie Joyce, Liberal
Since July 18, 2013
Seats 48
Meeting place
Colonial Building (1850-1959)
Confederation Building (1959- )

The Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly is one of two components of the General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, the other being the Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Newfoundland and Labrador General Assembly meets in the Confederation Building at St. John's.

Worthy of note is the fact that the governing party sits on the left side of the speaker of the House of Assembly as opposed to the traditional right side of the speaker. This tradition dates back to the 1850s because the heaters in the Colonial Building were located on the left side. Thus, the government chose to sit in the heat, and leave the opposition sitting in the cold.

Seat standings

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Current members (MHAs)

Cabinet ministers are in bold, party leaders are in italic, and the Speaker of the House of Assembly is designated by a dagger.

Name Party Riding
Dwight Ball Liberal Humber Valley

Jim Bennett Liberal St. Barbe

David Brazil Progressive Conservative Conception Bay East and Bell Island

Felix Collins Progressive Conservative Placentia and St. Mary’s

Sandy Collins Progressive Conservative Terra Nova

Tony Cornect Progressive Conservative Port au Port

Eli Cross Progressive Conservative Bonavista North

Dan Crummell Progressive Conservative St. John's West

Derrick Dalley Progressive Conservative The Isles of Notre Dame

Paul Davis Progressive Conservative Topsail

Lisa Dempster Liberal Cartwright-L'Anse au Clair

John Dinn Progressive Conservative Kilbride

Kathy Dunderdale Progressive Conservative Virginia Waters

Randy Edmunds Liberal Torngat Mountains

Clayton Forsey Progressive Conservative Exploits

Terry French Progressive Conservative Conception Bay South

Vaughn Granter Progressive Conservative Humber West

Tom Hedderson Progressive Conservative Harbour Main

Ray Hunter Progressive Conservative Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South

Keith Hutchings Progressive Conservative Ferryland

Clyde Jackman Progressive Conservative Burin-Placentia West

Charlene Johnson Progressive Conservative Trinity-Bay de Verde

Eddie Joyce Liberal Bay of Islands

Vacant Vacant Carbonear-Harbour Grace

Steve Kent Progressive Conservative Mount Pearl North

Darin King Progressive Conservative Grand Bank

Dale Kirby Independent St. John's North

Paul Lane Progressive Conservative Mount Pearl South

Glen Little Progressive Conservative Bonavista South

Glen Littlejohn Progressive Conservative Port de Grave

Tom Marshall Progressive Conservative Humber East

Nick McGrath Progressive Conservative Labrador West
     Lorraine Michael NDP Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi

Christopher Mitchelmore Independent The Straits - White Bay North
     George Murphy NDP St. John's East

Kevin O'Brien Progressive Conservative Gander

Tom Osborne Liberal St. John's South

Andrew Parsons Liberal Burgeo and La Poile

Kevin Parsons Progressive Conservative Cape St. Francis

Calvin Peach Progressive Conservative Bellevue

Tracey Perry Progressive Conservative Fortune Bay-Cape La Hune

Kevin Pollard Progressive Conservative Baie Verte-Springdale
     Gerry Rogers NDP St. John's Centre

Keith Russell Progressive Conservative Lake Melville

Joan Shea Progressive Conservative St. George's-Stephenville East

Susan Sullivan Progressive Conservative Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans

Wade Verge Progressive Conservative Lewisporte

Ross Wiseman Progressive Conservative Trinity North

See also

External links

  • Official site
  • Canadian Governments Compared
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