Offices of the National Assembly

The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker

Majority Leader: Art. 108 of the Constitution provides that “there shall be a leader of the majority party and a leader of the minority party”. The leader of the majority party shall be the person who is the leader in the National Assembly of the largest party or coalition of parties.

Minority Leader: The leader of the minority party shall be the person who is the leader in the National Assembly of the second largest party or coalition of parties.

The Majority Whip and the Minority Whip

Standing Order No. 2 provide for a Member designated by a parliamentary party as its party whip for the purposes of the transaction of business in the National Assembly. In parliamentary traditions and practices, Majority and Minority whips perform the following roles:-

Ensuring that Members of the National Assembly of their respective parties attend to House business particularly when there is contentious business to be transacted with a view to ensuring that each party’s policy stance/agenda is passed;

Selecting Members from their respective parties to serve in various Committees;

Enforcing party discipline among Members.


The Majority Leader and Minority Leader

Majority Leader: Art. 108 of the Constitution provides that “there shall be a leader of the majority party and a leader of the minority party”. The leader of the majority party shall be the person who is the leader in the National Assembly of the largest party or coalition of parties.

Minority Leader: The leader of the minority party shall be the person who is the leader in the National Assembly of the second largest party or coalition of parties.

The Majority Whip and the Minority Whip

Standing Order No. 2 provide for a Member designated by a parliamentary party as its party whip for the purposes of the transaction of business in the National Assembly. In parliamentary traditions and practices, Majority and Minority whips perform the following roles:-

Ensuring that Members of the National Assembly of their respective parties attend to House business particularly when there is contentious business to be transacted with a view to ensuring that each party’s policy stance/agenda is passed;

Selecting Members from their respective parties to serve in various Committees;

Enforcing party discipline among Members.Majority Leader: Art. 108 of the Constitution provides that “there shall be a leader of the majority party and a leader of the minority party”. The leader of the majority party shall be the person who is the leader in the National Assembly of the largest party or coalition of parties.

Minority Leader: The leader of the minority party shall be the person who is the leader in the National Assembly of the second largest party or coalition of parties.

The Majority Whip and the Minority Whip

Standing Order No. 2 provide for a Member designated by a parliamentary party as its party whip for the purposes of the transaction of business in the National Assembly. In parliamentary traditions and practices, Majority and Minority whips perform the following roles:-

Ensuring that Members of the National Assembly of their respective parties attend to House business particularly when there is contentious business to be transacted with a view to ensuring that each party’s policy stance/agenda is passed;

Selecting Members from their respective parties to serve in various Committees;

Enforcing party discipline among Members.


The Clerk

The Clerk of the National Assembly is the administrative and procedural head of the National Assembly and oversees the day-to-day operations and affairs of the National Assembly.

The Senior Deputy Clerk

The Senior Deputy Clerk is the second senior-most officer in the National Assembly and the immediate deputy to the Clerk of the National Assembly. The Senior Deputy Clerk deputizes the Clerk in the management of the affairs of the National Assembly.

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Senate
Tel: 254 2 2221291 or 2848000
Fax: 254 2 2243694

The Clerk
Kenya National Assembly
Tel: 254 2 2221291 or 2848000
Fax: 254 2 2243694

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