The 33rd Legislative Assembly of British Columbia sat from 1983 to 1986. The members were elected in the British Columbia general election held in May 1983. The Social Credit Party led by Bill Bennett formed the government. After Bennett retired in 1986, Bill Vander Zalm became Premier. The New Democratic Party (NDP) led by Dave Barrett formed the official opposition. After Barrett resigned his seat in 1984, Bob Skelly became party leader.
Members of the 33rd ParliamentEdit
The following members were elected to the assembly in 1983:
|New Democratic Party||22|
| Government Majority
By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:
|Electoral district||Member elected||Party||Election date||Reason|
|Okanagan North||Lyle MacWilliam||New Democratic Party||November 8, 1984||Death of D.J. Campbell June 10, 1984|
|Vancouver East||Robert Arthur Williams||New Democratic Party||November 8, 1984||D. Barrett resigned June 1, 1984, to become a talk show host|
- Graham Lea becomes an Independent on June 20, 1984, and on February 8, 1985, he forms the United Party. He dissolves the United Party to join the Progressive Conservatives on March 26, 1986.
- Al Passarell joins Social Credit on October 22, 1985.
- South Peace River (res. Donald McGray Phillips April 28, 1986.)
- Yale-Lillooet (res. Thomas Manville Waterland August 5, 1986.)
- Langley (res. Robert Howard McClelland August 7, 1986.)
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