What is the role of the Clerk to Parliament?


The Clerk is the head of the Parliamentary Service and is responsible to the Speaker for the general working and efficient conduct of the business of the Service.

The Clerk to Parliament is the Secretary to the Parliamentary Commission, arranges the business for the Commission and manages the record and minutes of the meetings of the Commission.

The Clerk is also the clerk to every Committee and may delegate his or her duties to a Deputy Clerk or Clerk Assistant. The Clerk is at the rank of Permanent Secretary and is appointed by H.E. the President.