Who is the leader of the federal official opposition party?

Who is the leader of the federal official opposition party?

Incumbent Candice Bergen has been the leader of the Opposition since February 2, 2022, when she was elected interim Conservative leader following the ousting of Erin O’Toole.

What is an opposition leader?

The Leader of the Opposition is a member of parliament who leads the largest party, or coalition of parties, that is not in government.

Who is the opposition party in Australia?

The current Opposition at a federal level is the centre-right Liberal Party/National Party Coalition, to by led by TBA.

Why is it called Leader of the Opposition?

The leader of the opposition is seen as the alternative prime minister, premier, first minister, or chief minister to the incumbent; in the Westminster system, they head a rival alternative government known as the Shadow Cabinet or Opposition Front Bench.

What is the opposition in government?

The opposition is formed by the largest party or coalition of parties that does not have the support of the majority of members in the House of Representatives. The opposition is sometimes called the alternative government because it could form government if it was to win the support of the majority of members.

Who are the Opposition in parliament?

The current Leader of the Opposition is Sir Keir Starmer, the Leader of the Labour Party. Starmer was elected to that position on 4 April 2020. The Leader of the Opposition is often viewed as an alternative or shadow prime minister, and is appointed to the Privy Council.

Where Lok Sabha is located?

The house meets in the Lok Sabha Chambers of the Sansad Bhavan, New Delhi. The maximum membership of the House allotted by the Constitution of India is 552 (Initially, in 1950, it was 500). Currently, the house has 543 seats which are made up by the election of up to 543 elected members and at a maximum.