Sir Lindsay Hoyle has emerged victorious in the election to replace John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker.
Two Labour MPs are contesting the final ballot to replace John Bercow as Commons Speaker.
Sir Lindsay Hoyle emerged as the frontrunner in the contest to replace John Bercow as Commons Speaker, after the first two rounds of voting.
MPs hoping to become the new Speaker sought to distance themselves from John Bercow, in a bid to stamp their own identity on the key Commons role.
MPs are preparing to choose John Bercow’s successor in the first Speaker election in more than a decade.
Boris Johnson has claimed Jeremy Corbyn offers a “political disaster” and risks denying Britain a “glorious year” in 2020.
Boris Johnson wants MPs to agree to a general election on December 12.
Candidates looking to replace John Bercow as the next speaker of the House of Commons have clashed over whether women should or should not be allowed to breastfeed in the chamber.
Ministers are preparing to summon MPs for a special Saturday sitting of Parliament following next week’s crucial EU summit.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said “there must now be an election on Tuesday October 15” after legislation designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit cleared the Commons.
Here are the key dates in the countdown to October 31, when the UK is due to leave the European Union with or without a deal.