Commons Speaker

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‘Kangaroo court’ has found me guilty of bullying, says John Bercow
Former Speaker denounces parliamentary inquiry and says he has appealed against its findings

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Jan, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Stella Creasy criticises ‘absurdity’ of parliament’s approach to new mothers
Labour MPs comments come after Sir Lindsay Hoyle said it was up to chair of each debate to decide if MPs could bring in babies

Tom Ambrose and Rowena Mason

28, Dec, 2021 @3:29 PM

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MPs told to wear masks and tours cancelled amid rising Covid cases
UK Health Security Agency warns risk of virus transmitting between Commons’ staff now greater

Aubrey Allegretti

02, Nov, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Unions urge Commons Speaker to take tougher line on unmasked MPs
Ministers and backbenchers criticised for unwillingness to take basic measures to help protect staff

Aubrey Allegretti

19, Aug, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Europe’s rights tsar urges MPs and peers to oppose protest curbs
Dunja Mijatović says policing bill would seriously harm freedom of expression in England and Wales

Kevin Rawlinson

05, Jul, 2021 @12:54 PM

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Speaker rejects Tory rebels’ foreign aid amendment
Sir Lindsay Hoyle tells MPs amendment seeking to reverse plan for cut in aid is out of scope

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

07, Jun, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Will Tory rebels get another chance to vote on foreign aid cuts?
Rejection of amendment saves PM from possible Commons defeat, but there could yet be a non-binding vote

Peter Walker Political correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @3:06 PM

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Tory rebels await Speaker’s decision on bid to restore aid pledge
MPs say they received advice amendment was in scope of bill amid claims it has been deemed not relevant

Jessica Elgot and Aubrey Allegretti

07, Jun, 2021 @10:34 AM

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Starmer sets off dull and early on his long, lonely march to 6 May | John Crace
Labour leader might be pushing his luck if he thinks he can generate interest in local elections this soon

John Crace

11, Mar, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Speaker outlines roadmap for MPs' return to Commons
Lindsay Hoyle eyes June reopening but hopes to retain modernising ‘bonuses’ of remote working

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

04, Mar, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Lindsay Hoyle: a palace down south? I’d rather be in Chorley market
The Speaker of the Commons on the challenges of his first year: Covid, Brexit, respect for MPs ... and some unparliamentary leaks

Toby Helm Political editor

11, Oct, 2020 @6:15 AM

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Tory rebellion over Covid laws set to be thwarted despite rising anger
Commons Speaker not expected to allow vote on amendment that would give MPs say on future laws

Peter Walker, Simon Murphy, Ben Quinn and Owen Bowcott

28, Sep, 2020 @11:00 PM

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