Minority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines
The Minority Floor Leader of the Senate, also called as the Senate Minority Floor Leader, is the leader elected by the minority political grouping of the Senate of the Philippines to serve as their official leader in the body and fulfill the responsibilities of a Floor Leader. He manages the business of the minority in the Senate. He is expected to defend the minority’s parliamentary rights, to criticize the policies and programs of the majority, and to use parliamentary tactics to defeat, pass, or amend legislation.
|Minority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines|
|Appointer||Elected by the Senate of the Philippines|
|Inaugural holder||Claro M. Recto|
|Website||Senate of the Philippines|
The current Minority Floor Leader of the Senate is Franklin Drilon who was elected on February 28, 2017 following his ouster and replacement by Ralph Recto as the Senate President pro tempore on February 27, 2017.