Speaker Lockwood Smith has defended a decision not to grant special funding for deaf MP Mojo Mathers' parliamentary note-taker, saying he does not have the authority to approve it.

The Green Party reacted with outrage today after Ms Mathers was told she would have to fund her note-taker from her MP support budget, or that the party would have to fund it.

The note-taker provides Ms Mathers with an instant transcript of what is being said in the House, and the MP said that without it she could not participate in Parliament.

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