Speaker news

Government requests recall of Parliament

The Speaker writes to MPs to explain why he has accepted the recall request.

Speaker responds to MPs

'All MPs should be able to have their voices heard in representing their constituents.'

Letter to the Speaker from Centenary Action Group

MPs say they fear a rapid return to physical proceedings could impact high risk colleagues.

Parliament celebrates International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale’s 200th Birthday

Parliament celebrates International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale’s 200th Birthday

Speakers' tribute on VE Day

The quest for freedom that was fought for so bitterly during the Second World War has a special resonance this year, with the country under lockdown.

More speaker news

Title Date
Staff lauded for virtual Parliament progress 29.04.2020
Return of the House of Commons: update on first steps to a virtual House 20.04.2020
House of Commons takes historic first step towards virtual proceedings 16.04.2020
Update from UK Parliament on coronavirus 15.04.2020
Speaker outlines virtual Chamber plans 14.04.2020
Speaker letter to chair of Procedure Committee on chamber practices 14.04.2020