Electing a new Speaker: what happens next?

Electing a new Speaker: what happens next?

After over ten years as Speaker, John Bercow has announced his intention to stand down at the end of October. As for who will replace him, that is unclear and will be decided by an election amongst MPs, several of whom have already declared their candidacy. But how does that election work? Mark Bennister offers a guide to the process. 

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Free (and Near-Complete) Access to Membership Data from the Select Committee Data Archive, 1979-Present!

Free (and Near-Complete) Access to Membership Data from the Select Committee Data Archive, 1979-Present!

Stephen Holden Bates (University of Birmingham), Mark Goodwin (Coventry University) and Steve McKay (University of Lincoln) discuss opening up their select committee data archive for open access research.

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