Catching the Speaker's eye

Catching the Speaker's eye

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John Bercow MP on 'catching the Speaker's eye'

The Speaker of the House of Commons decides who gets to stand up in the Commons and give a speech. How does he decide which MPs will 'catch his eye'? The Speaker explains.

 

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Twelve MPs were interviewed to appear in MP For A Week, our online game designed to support the teaching of citizenship and political literacy.

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