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The Speaker of the House of Commons

Order! Order! Understand the role, history and current activities of The Speaker of the House of Commons

The role and history

The Speaker of the House of Commons chairs debates in the Commons chamber

Working with the Speaker

Further information on the individuals that work closely with the Speaker

Lectures, events and speeches

Full transcripts of key speeches and news of events

Related information

Topics: Speaker

Recent parliamentary material on the Speaker of the House of Commons. This includes briefing papers produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Speaker on YouTube

Interviews with the Commons Speaker and some key moments from the Commons Chamber.

Speaker on YouTube

Speaker on Flickr

View our image galleries of The Speaker of the House of Commons

Speaker on Flickr

Other key officers and staff

Find out more about other officers and staff working in parliament.

Other important roles

The Lord Speaker

Find out more about Speaker in 'the other place', The Lord Speaker

Lord Speaker