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Parliament, gas and fish on menu during Speaker meeting with Norway’s ambassador
The Speaker of the House of Commons joked that he would "fit right in" to Norway’s parliamentary system – because of its focus on geography over political affiliation.
08 December 2022
UK-Georgia friendship marked with Christmas Tree in Parliament
Christmas has arrived at a central meeting point in Parliament - following the gift of a tree by the ambassador for Georgia to the Speaker of the House of Commons.
05 December 2022
Speaker praises Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup winners at debut Disability History Month event
The Speaker of the House of Commons used his first ever celebration of Disability History Month to hail the success of the Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup squad.
22 November 2022
President of South Africa visits UK Parliament
The President of South Africa His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa visited Parliament on Tuesday 22 November. Find out more, read speeches and see photos
22 November 2022
UK Speaker and German ambassador pledge closer parliamentary ties
The threat to energy supplies across Europe caused by Russia’s bombing of power stations in Ukraine, was a key part of discussions between the Speaker of the House of Commons and Germany’s ambassador to the UK.
02 November 2022
Report for Mr Speaker: Investigation into events outside the "NO" Lobby on 19 October
Read the Report for Mr Speaker: Investigation into events outside the "NO" Lobby on 19 October.
01 November 2022
Parliament presents Addresses to His Majesty King Charles III
Both Houses of Parliament presented addresses to His Majesty King Charles III on Monday 12 September, following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
12 September 2022
Commons Speaker wishes Brazil "Happy 200th Birthday"
The Speaker of the House of Commons wished Brazil a "Happy Birthday" when the country’s ambassador to the UK visited him – exactly 200 years since it became independent.
07 September 2022
UK Speaker and US Ambassador make security pledge during Commons meeting
The Speaker of the House of Commons and the US Ambassador agreed to work together on security issues during their latest meeting in Parliament.
20 July 2022
Tickets go on sale for tours of Speaker’s House
A special display marking 30 years since Betty Boothroyd became the first female Speaker of the House of Commons will feature in tours of a rarely seen part of the Palace of Westminster.
14 July 2022
Paralympian says: "Sport changed my life" as she opens Commonwealth Games exhibition with Commons Speaker
A Paralympian joined the Speaker of the House of Commons to open an exhibition to promote the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
05 July 2022
UK and Irish Speakers to share notes on best practice
The Speaker of the House of Commons has agreed to join a conference of his counterparts from across the UK and Ireland to strengthen ties between them.
01 July 2022
Speaker welcomes Vietnam delegation to House of Commons
The Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly used his first visit to the House of Commons to thank the Speaker for the UK’s donation of three million doses of the Covid 19 vaccine to his country.
29 June 2022
Speaker hails parliamentary friendship between UK and Luxembourg
The Speakers of the UK House of Commons and Luxembourg have hosted the first parliamentary meeting between their two nations in 73 years.
12 May 2022
Commons and Overseas Territories Speakers’ Conference 2022 Communiqué
06 May 2022