Lockwood Smith heading to prestigious UK position
Thursday 20 Dec 2012 8:59 a.m.
After almost three decades in Parliament, the Speaker Lockwood Smith is bowing out as an MP.
Instead from early next year, he'll be taking up the post of our high commissioner in the United Kingdom.
After a lifetime in politics he has been attracted to the UK position.
Lockwood Smith spoke to Firstline this morning.
Watch the interview.