Speaker news

Speakers join parliamentarians and staff ‘to thank our NHS’

The Houses of Parliament was among tens of national landmarks to light up in blue to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS this Saturday

Speaker backs plan for more MPs to register for proxy vote

The move means those participating in hybrid proceedings can now also vote by proxy.

Stay home and stay safe, Speaker urges staff

Plans to reopen shops on 15 June had made some parliamentary staff question whether they were also expected back.

Minute silence in honour of George Floyd

Parliament will hold a minute’s silence on Tuesday 9 June at 11am

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Select Committees to continue virtually until 17 September 08.06.2020
New Commons procedures under Coronavirus restrictions 05.06.2020
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Speaker outlines new voting measures 01.06.2020
Government requests recall of Parliament 28.05.2020
Speaker responds to MPs 22.05.2020