Speaker of the House of Commons

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Employment.png Speaker of the House of Commons 

presiding officer of the UK's House of Commons

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]


Office Holders on Wikispooks

Lindsay Hoyle4 November 2019
John Bercow22 June 200931 October 2019
Selwyn Lloyd12 January 19713 February 1976
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