Speaker of the House of Commons

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The Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, the United Kingdom's lower, but more influential, chamber of Parliament.

John Bercow was elected Speaker on 22 June 2009, following the resignation of Michael Martin. He was since re-elected, unopposed, three times, following the General Elections in 2010, 2015[1] and 2017.[2]

John Bercow's last scheduled Commons sitting day as Speaker was on 31 October 2019[3] and his replacement, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, was elected by the House of Commons on Monday 4 November 2019.[4]

 

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Selwyn Lloyd12 January 19713 February 1976


References

  1. "John Bercow to continue as Commons Speaker with MPs' backing". BBC News. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  2. "Bercow dragged to Speaker's chair by Grant, Bottomley and McGovern". BBC News. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  3. "John Bercow bows out as Commons Speaker"
  4. "Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected new Commons Speaker"