8 Nov 2017

Shambolic start to Parliament as Mallard elected Speaker

From Morning Report, 6:42 am on 8 November 2017

The Government will be hoping today's formal State Opening of Parliament will run more smoothly than yesterday's shambles. MPs were sworn in yesterday morning without a hitch, but when it came time for the Speaker of the House to be elected the new National opposition showed just how difficult a ride it intends to give the Labour-led coalition.