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Specific changes to the operation of the prosecution system should be made, a committee of MPs has said.
A former leader of the Liberal Democrats is to chair a new committee to look at the House of Commons procedures in the wake of the raid on the office of Tory MP by the Metropolitan police.
A committee of MPs has said that unless there are changes to sentencing guidelines there will continue to be a lack of confidence in the criminal justice system.
John Bercow was elected Speaker of the House of Commons yesterday. In his first words to the House from the Speaker’s chair he pledged to be impartial and paid tribute to his wife and family.
Buckingham MP John Bercow has been elected Speaker of the House of Commons on the third ballot.
The MP with the longest continuous service will have a unique role in the election of a new Speaker this afteroon.