Posts tagged ‘Deputy Speaker’

Deputy Speaker Sir Michael Lord to retire

Sir Michael Lord has announced he will not contest the next election.

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Continue Reading September 14, 2009 at 6:31 pm Leave a comment

Commons reform committee calls for evidence

The Select Committee on House of Commons Reform will not take oral evidence, it has been announced.

Continue Reading September 8, 2009 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

Boxing Tory MP bashes “Mickey Mouse” degree in surf studies

A Welsh Conservative MP has launched a stinging attack on some degree courses being offered by British universities.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 3:13 pm 1 comment

Former Commons Deputy Speaker Lord Murton dies aged 94

A Conservative member of the House of Lords has died, the Lord Speaker told peers yesterday.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm Leave a comment

Speaker threatens to withrdaw consultation after his statement was leaked to BBC

The Speaker of the House of Commons has told MPs that neither he nor his staff leaked details of his statement to the House on proposals to elect his deputies.

Continue Reading July 6, 2009 at 3:03 pm 1 comment

Speaker demands government answer all written questions before recess

The Speaker, John Bercow, has proposed a major change to the way his deputies are selected.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment

Speaker’s statement “was leaked to the BBC” before MPs heard it

Since becoming Speaker last month, John Bercow has made it clear that he feels the government should tell MPs about a change of policy before the press.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

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