Posts tagged ‘Michael Martin’

Former Commons Speaker to become Baron Martin of Springburn

The new title of former Commons Speaker Michael Martin has been revealed. When the House of Lords returns after the recess he will be presented as Baron Martin of Springburn, of Port Dundas in the City of Glasgow.”


Continue Reading August 28, 2009 at 6:35 pm 2 comments

Conservative candidate Chloe Smith wins Norwich North by-election

The Conservative party increased its representation in the House of Commons today after Chloe Smith won Norwich North with a majority of 7,348.

Continue Reading July 24, 2009 at 4:53 pm Leave a comment

Ming Campbell to chair review of police raid on Damian Green’s office

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.

Continue Reading July 14, 2009 at 5:15 pm Leave a comment

Speaker’s “blunt” statement on leak of his statement to the House

Mr Speaker, John Bercow, made a statement to the House of Commons yesterday about a leak.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 1:54 pm Leave a comment

EDM of the week: MPs dismayed by “spiteful slur” against former Speaker

Sixteen MPs have signed an Early Day Motion condemning the Chairman of the Lords Appointment Committee.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 2:42 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

Government asks the Queen to make Michael Martin a peer

The Leader of the House has asked the Queen to reward former Commons Speaker Michael Martin for his service.

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 9:14 pm 1 comment

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