Commons Speaker

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Brexit and triple PM ‘disaster’ tested respect for democracy, says Commons speaker
Lindsay Hoyle tells of divisiveness of EU vote and ‘bizarre’ revolving door of ministers in 2022

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

27, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Mobiles are ‘potential goldmines’ for hostile states, MPs warned
Commons speaker suggests phones not be taken into meetings as UK cyber security centre issues 10 ‘top tips’

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

17, Nov, 2022 @9:44 AM

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Commons speaker urged to stop Tory MPs naming asylum seekers’ hotels
Exclusive: Refugee Council says Home Office practice is to not name hotels to avoid targeting by far-right groups

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

15, Nov, 2022 @5:06 PM

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‘No evidence MPs were bullied,’ says report into fracking vote chaos
Review acknowledges shouting and ‘intemperate language’ but says chaotic scenes due to confusion over nature of vote

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Nov, 2022 @2:23 PM

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King Charles addresses parliament at Westminster Hall
New monarch pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at ceremony and receives condolences from Speakers

Peter Walker Political correspondent

12, Sep, 2022 @10:07 AM

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MPs and peers retake parliamentary oaths to swear allegiance to King Charles III
First MP to take new oath was Lindsay Hoyle, followed by Harriet Harman and Peter Bottomley, then Liz Truss

Peter Walker Political correspondent

10, Sep, 2022 @2:35 PM

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Charles’s Queen’s speech surpassed in dullness by Starmer-Johnson show
Beergate-afflicted Labour leader stuck in second gear while bored PM raced to a garbled finish

John Crace

10, May, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Speaker calls for overhaul of UK parliament after series of scandals
Sir Lindsay Hoyle says MPs should no longer employ staff directly, following damaging revelations involving bullying and harassment

Michael Savage Policy editor

30, Apr, 2022 @6:56 PM

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Commons Speaker calls for ‘nicer and kinder’ politics after David Amess murder
MPs should carry on meeting constituents but in a safer environment, says Lindsay Hoyle

Geneva Abdul

12, Apr, 2022 @8:47 AM

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John Bercow is rightly damned as a bully and liar. But he was not alone in the Commons | Catherine Bennett
Even as a report excoriates the former Speaker, Priti Patel is still in office. Why?

Catherine Bennett

13, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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It’s not just John Bercow. British politics is degraded by bullies and liars | Letter
Letter: Deirdre Burrell responds to an independent inquiry’s findings about the former Speaker of the House of Commons


09, Mar, 2022 @5:34 PM

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John Bercow’s protests over bullying verdicts have ‘not a shred of credibility’
Complainant Lord Lisvane says refusal to accept verdict is ‘hysterical petulance from someone caught bang to rights’

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

09, Mar, 2022 @3:22 PM

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