Etiquette when the President is speaking

The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Mr Ridgway.

Members interjecting:

The PRESIDENT: Order! Order! The Hon. Mr Ridgway, I was talking then.

The Hon. D.W. RIDGWAY: Sorry, sir.

The PRESIDENT: When I talk, it’s the only person who is talking, and that includes you, the Leader of the Opposition. Please be quiet. Let’s hear the answer to your question. You can then attempt to ask a supplementary.

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