Questions tagged [speaker]

Questions related to the position of Speaker, typically the person who is the presiding officer or chair of a legislative body. Do not use this for people who are merely making speeches.

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How do the PM, Secretaries of State and the Speaker of the House of Commons help their constituents?

The Prime Minister, Secretaries of State and the Speaker of the House of Commons seem to represent their former constituency even after they become speaker. For example, the current Speaker, John ...
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Why did the Conservatives yield the Speaker chair?

I know it has been a tradition of sorts for the Speaker to alternate between the main parties, but isn't it rather dangerous for the Conservatives to have allowed a Labour MP (Hoyle) to become speaker,...