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Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected as new Commons Speaker to replace John Bercow

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Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected as new Commons Speaker to replace John Bercow

Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected as new Commons Speaker to replace John Bercow

Sir Lindsay Hoyle has emerged victorious in the election to replace John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker.

The Labour politician received more than 50% of votes in the fourth ballot of MPs, defeating his party colleague Chris Bryant.

Sir Lindsay, formerly a deputy to Mr Bercow, received 325 votes to Mr Bryant's 213.


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