The Presiding Officer
Dame Rosemary Butler
The role of the Presiding Officer,
Dame Rosemary Butler, is set out in the Assembly’s
See also: Deputy Presiding Officer.
The functions of the Presiding Officer are:
to chair Plenary meetings;
to determine questions as to the interpretation or application of Standing Orders;
to represent the Assembly in exchanges with any other bodies, whether within or outside the United Kingdom, in relation to matters affecting the Assembly; and
such other functions conferred by any enactment, by the Assembly or by these Standing Orders.
Contact the Presiding Officer, Dame Rosemary Butler:
Read about the work of Dame Rosemary Butler in her role as Presiding Officer during the Fourth Assembly (2011-2016).