FREDERICTON (GNB) – The names of the mover and seconder for the speech from the throne were announced today by Government House Leader Paul Robichaud.

Saint John East MLA Glen Tait will move the acceptance of the throne speech during the opening of the fourth session of the 57th legislature on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The motion will be seconded by Miramichi Bay-Neguac MLA Serge Robichaud.

“As government house leader, I am proud that Glen and Serge, as mover and seconder for the speech from the throne, will help begin our fourth legislative session,” Robichaud said. “During this session, our focus will continue to be the economy and job creation. You are going to see during this session new initiatives, new ideas and new strategies to create more jobs and have a stronger economy in New Brunswick.”
 
Tait was elected to the legislative assembly on Sept. 27, 2010. He is a member of the cabinet committee on government renewal. He was named legislative secretary to the Minister of Finance on Nov. 5, 2010.

Robichaud was elected to the legislative assembly on Sept. 27, 2010. He is vice-chair of the standing committee on law amendments and is a member of the standing committee on privileges. He was named legislative secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, responsible for fisheries and aquaculture, on Nov. 5, 2010.