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The Speaker of the House of Commons

The Speaker of the House of Commons chairs debates in the Commons chamber. The holder of this office is an MP who has been elected to be Speaker by other Members of Parliament. During debates they keep order and call MPs to speak.

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Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle

The Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP has held the office of Speaker of the House of Commons since 4 November 2019.

More about Sir Lindsay Hoyle
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Biography of Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker news
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News from the Speaker of the House of Commons

Speaker led diplomacy
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The Speaker's role in leading parliamentary diplomacy

Speaker's initiatives
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Helping make Parliament relevant to a wider audience

Speaker Committees
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The Speaker chairs a number of committees and appoints committees to advise him

Speaker and the Chamber
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The role of the Speaker in parliamentary business

History and traditions of the Speakership
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The history of the Speakership of the House of Commons

Working with the Speaker
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Meet the people who support the Speaker and find out what they do

Contact the Commons Speaker

Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP
Speaker’s Office
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA

Email: speakersoffice@parliament.uk

Speaker on Instagram

Images and videos on the Speaker's Instagram account

Speaker on Instagram

Speaker on YouTube

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

Speaker on YouTube

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