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Speaker's Office

This topic includes information published by the House of Commons, including responses to past FOI requests, relating to the Speaker's Office.

Item Description
Speaker's Office Publications Historic published information dating from 2009 to 2011 about the work of the Speaker, including travel costs, gifts and hospitality.
The Speaker of the House of Commons travel, gifts, and official entertainment registers Registers of travel undertaken by the Speaker, gifts received, and expenditure from their official entertainment budget.
The Speaker's official travel costs Details of the Speaker's official travel costs for the period between 2013 and 2018.

Responses to requests

Complaints

File ref Nature of request Response date
     

Events

File ref Nature of request Response date
  Speaker's House receptions 2023
F19-062 Amount spent by the Speaker’s Office on Christmas events 27/02/2019
F18-413 Events and receptions held 14/11/2018
F17-394 Spending on Christmas events 30/10/2017

Role of the Speaker

File ref Nature of request Response date
F22-723 Speaker's Office press releases since 2017 13/12/2022
F22-649 Costs details of in-house & external legal advice to the Speaker 21/11/2022
F20-680 Correspondence between the Speaker and Ministers on recall of Parliament to discuss Brexit 19/01/2021
  Legal Advice 2021
  Removal of Speaker 2019
  Speaker's role 2019
  Speaker's correspondence 2017

Spending

File ref Nature of request Response date
  Speaker's Office budget and spending 2023
  Deputy Speakers expenses 2020
F19-367 Travel costs for officials in Speaker's Office 19/08/2019
F19-022 Speaker's Spending 06/02/2019
F18-508 Deputy Speaker travel costs 09/01/2019
F18-360 Amount spent by the Speaker’s Office for Christmas 2017  15/10/2018
F17-566 Speaker's residence and travel costs 31/01/2018
  Speaker's travel expenses 2018
F17-068 Spending charged to Speakers House 21/02/2017
F17-019 Spending by the Speakers office in 2016 30/01/2017
  TV subscription 2017
  Speaker's expenses 2017

Other

File ref Nature of request Response date
  Speaker's whisky 2019