Parliament of Highland

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Parliament of the Highland Commonwealth
Provisional Highland Parliament
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Established11 July 2022; 18 months ago (2022-07-11)
Preceded byUnited States Congress
Leadership
Cainteoir
Oliver Grim,
Independent
since 15 January 2024
Prime Minister
Noah Wood,
Independent
since 31 January 2024
Structure
Seats5 (Including the President and Prime Minister)
Political groups
  Independent: 4 seats
  Vacant: 1 seats
Elections
First-past-the-post voting
Last election
2022
Next election
2024
Meeting place
Halls of Parliament

The Parliament of Highland, is the unicameral legislature of Highland. Established in 2022, it meets in The Halls of Parliament (doesn't matter what building, any building is called the Halls of Parliament when a parliamentary meeting is taking place there).

There are 5 members (2 seats vacant), who are elected for two-year periods by proportional representation.

History of the parliament

The Parliament of Highland succeeded the United States Congress on 11 July 2022. The parliament is led by the Cainteoir (Speaker) and Leaders of both the Government and Opposition. There are 5 members in the assembly (2 seats vacant).

Speaker

The cainteoir is the presiding officer of the Parliament of Highland. The cainteoir determines which members may speak, and is responsible for maintaining order. On 11 July 2022, The President of Highland appointed Jacob Weber as acting cainteoir. On the 14th of July 2022 Jacob Weber was elected as cainteoir and took office on 12 January 2023 when he turned 18 years of age, on 3rd November, Parliament was dissolved after months of internal turmoil inside the government.