Lectures, events and speeches

Full transcripts of speeches and lectures from events held in the UK and around the world.

Speaker's Lecture Series

Marking the centenary of the 1911 Parliament Act


Events involving The Speaker

Key Speeches

Transcripts of recent speeches made by the Speaker

Related information

Topics: Speaker

Recent parliamentary material on the Speaker of the House of Commons. This includes briefing papers produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Speaker on YouTube

The Commons Speaker answers questions sent in by the public on why he wanted to be Speaker and what he hopes to achieve during his tenure.

Speaker on Flickr

View our image galleries of The Speaker of the House of Commons

Speaker's role

Find out more about what the Speaker does, and how the Speaker is elected in our About Parliament section.