Vanuatu Daily News Digest | Vanuatu Speaker changedPosted: June 16, 2015
Radio Vanuatu has just announced that the MP for Malekula and President of the Vanuatu Republican Party has become the new Speaker of Parliament. Marcellino Pipite, has just become the new Speaker. He was elected un-opposed. Parliament took the vote after the previous Speaker Philip Boedoro was voted out. 28 MPs voted for Boedoro’s being removed, it was said in the Radio Vanuatu News at 6 pm, and 23 voted against. Parliament also voted out the Second, Third and Fourth Deputy Speakers. The First Ordinary Session of Parliament was also closed at that time. It was not said what would happen with the vote of no confidence in the Kilman-led government.