Speaker news

Statement from both Houses of Parliament on Friday 24 March

Parliament issues security statement following incident at the Palace of Westminster

Parliament Turns Off The Lights For Earth Hour

On Saturday 25 March between 8.30-9.30pm, Parliament will be plunged into darkness, joining landmarks across the world in participating in Earth Hour 2017

Speaker's announcement on the death of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

MP for Manchester, Gorton dies aged 86

"BAME Challenge" launch

The Speaker launched the ‘BAME Challenge’ with Inclusive Employers at the House of Commons on 12 December 2016

President of the Republic of Colombia visits UK Parliament

Juan Manuel Santos, president of Colombia, addressing members of both Houses of Parliament.

Juan Manuel Santos Calderón addresses MPs and peers

More speaker news

Title Date
"The Good Parliament" report launched 21.07.2016
Speaker granted Freedom of the City 05.07.2016
Jo Cox MP 17.06.2016
Indonesian President visits UK Parliament 18.04.2016
New Serjeant-at-Arms participates in Speaker’s Procession 10.02.2016
Speaker announces timetable for election of new EAC Chair 25.01.2016