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HOUSE LEADERS INFORMATION


HOUSE SPEAKER


Hon. Macapagal-Arroyo, Gloria
Hon. Macapagal-Arroyo, Gloria

THE SPEAKER, in the hierarchical order of political leadership, is the fourth highest official in the Philippine government. She presides over the session; decides on all questions of order, subject to appeal by any member; signs all acts, resolutions, memorials, writs, warrants and subpoenas issued by or upon order of the House; appoints, suspends, dismisses or disciplines House personnel; and exercise administrative functions.

The Speaker is elected by a majority vote of all the Members at the commencement of each Congress.