BC Liberal takes Speaker's chair

By Greg Fry
September 8, 2017 - 11:02am

Kamloops — A political twist as the legislature returns to session in Victoria today.

Abbotsford South Liberal MLA Daryl Plecas has accepted the role of Speaker - a role he said he wasn't interested in earlier this year.

The defection gives the Green-backed NDP government a three-seat majority and more breathing room to pass legislation.

CFJC has reached out to local MLAs Todd Stone and Peter Milobar for reaction but has yet to hear back.

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