Behind the scenes: Lindsay Hoyle's first day as Speaker of the House of Commons

Photos have been released showing the behind the scenes of Sir Lindsay Hoyle's first day as Speaker of the House of Commons.

By Tom Earnshaw, Reporter
Friday, 8th November 2019, 9:24 pm
UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor
UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor

Images taken by Jessica Taylor on behalf of the UK Parliament show the Member of Parliament for Chorley, who is now standing for re-election as an independent MP in the December 12 general election, preparing for the first day in the new role on Tuesday, November 5.

Sir Lindsay at his first morning conference
With SAA Ugbana Oyet and Deputy Speaker Dame Rosie Winterton MP

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Preparing for his first Speaker's Procession
Preparing for his first Speaker's Procession
Preparing for his first Speaker's Procession
Preparing for his first Speaker's Procession
Proceeding to the House of Commons chamber
Being greeted by MPs in Members Lobby
In the Speaker's Chair
In the Speaker's Chair