Posts tagged ‘Michael Lord’

Deputy Speaker Sir Michael Lord to retire

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


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

Speaker Bercow: “You have bestowed upon me the greatest honour in my professional life”

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.

Continue Reading June 23, 2009 at 12:03 am Leave a comment

John Bercow elected Speaker of the House of Commons

Buckingham MP John Bercow has been elected Speaker of the House of Commons on the third ballot.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 7:33 pm Leave a comment

Father of the House has key role in election of new Speaker

The MP with the longest continuous service will have a unique role in the election of a new Speaker this afteroon.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment

Candidates for Speaker to address MPs

Ten MPs have secured enough support to stand in the election for Speaker this afternoon.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 12:07 pm Leave a comment

Bercow, Beckett and Young favourites for new Speaker

MPs will elect a new Speaker of the House of Commons on Monday. Michael Martin will stand down from the role on Sunday.

Continue Reading June 19, 2009 at 4:33 pm 1 comment

Speaker Martin’s farewell to the Commons: ‘To step aside is human’

Michael Martin made a valedictory address to the House of Commons today. MPs will elect his replacement on Monday.

Continue Reading June 17, 2009 at 7:02 pm Leave a comment

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