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Election of Speaker

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:12 pm on 4th November 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Clarke Kenneth Clarke Father of the House of Commons 6:12 pm, 4th November 2019

In a moment, I will declare the ballot open. The voting arrangements are identical to those for the last ballot. As before, the ballot will be open for 20 minutes. I hope to announce the result about 45 minutes after the closure of the ballot. Before we resume, the House will again be alerted by the Annunciator and the Division bell will be rung. The ballot is now open.

Sitting suspended.

On resuming—