Commons speaker Michael Martin apologises over MPs' expenses

Commons speaker Michael Martin apologises over MPs' expenses

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May 18, 2009

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Commons speaker Michael Martin apologises over MPs' expenses

Commons Speaker Michael Martin has defied calls for him to step down over the expenses debacle, instead saying he was "profoundly sorry".

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  • www.pinknews.co.uk   Ann Widdecombe to stand as Commons Speaker · PinkNews

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  • www.bbc.co.uk   BBC NEWS | UK | UK Politics | The great Commons clearout

    May 29, 2009 · ... the Commons Speaker, Michael Martin, ... Laws apologises over expenses. ... Is the row over MPs' expenses now over?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/8072830.stm

  • www.liveleak.com   Tory MP Michael Gove apologises to voters over ... - LiveLeak

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  • www.timesofmalta.com   New UK Speaker is reformist Conservative - timesofmalta.com

    Jun 23, 2009 · New UK Speaker is reformist ... but analysts say fixing the damage after an expenses scandal ... takes over from Michael Martin after he was forced to step ...

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  • kenningtonnews.blogspot.com   MPs' EXPENSES: 100 MPs cash in on tax dodge that Speaker ...

    May 16, 2009 · ... 100 MPs cash in on tax dodge that Speaker Martin failed ... The House of Commons Commission, chaired by Michael Martin, ... over expenses; MPs ...

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  • en.wikipedia.org   Ann Keen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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  • www.dailymail.co.uk   How I called our MPs to account over their fat expenses ...

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  • www.abc.net.au   Expenses row claims Speaker's head - ABC News …

    Expenses row claims Speaker's head. ... 2009 09:11:00 Photo: Mr Martin will step down on June 21. Sorry, ... UK Speaker resigns over MP rorts ...

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  • www.telegraph.co.uk   MPs' expenses: Speaker Michael Martin faces 'no confidence' motion

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    Daily Telegraph   •   8 years ago

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  • www.theguardian.com   Speaker Michael Martin apologises but rejects calls to resign

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    The Guardian   •   8 years ago

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  • edition.cnn.com   Comment: UK Speaker's resignation first step to clean stables

    LONDON, England (CNN)-- Michael Martin ... in the House of Commons Monday when a number of MPs sought a debate on a motion of no confidence in the Speaker and told him to his face that he must go. A fumbling, badly-read apology from the Speaker …

    CNN   •   8 years ago

    http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/europe/05/19/uk.mps.expenses.oakley/index.html

  • www.ft.com   Martin resigns as Commons speaker

    Michael Martin on Tuesday resigned as Commons Speaker for the sake of “unity” after losing the confidence of many MPs and party leaders over his handling of the Westminster expenses furore ... Mr Martin offered an apology during his statement on ...

    Financial Times   •   8 years ago

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  • www.channel4.com   Expenses: Speaker goes, MPs warned

    Michael Martin becomes the first Speaker ... House of Commons. After presiding over an unprecedented crisis at Westminster over politicians' expenses, Martin will stand down on 21 June. In other dramatic developments, Gordon Brown said Labour MPs …

    Channel 4 News   •   8 years ago

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  • www.pinknews.co.uk   Stephen Fry voted top choice to replace Commons Speaker who quit over expenses scandal

    ... Fry has been named as the top celebrity choice to take over the role of Speaker of the House of Commons after Michael Martin was forced to resign this week over MPs’ expenses. Martin took 34 seconds to announce he was stepping down from the …

    Pink News   •   8 years ago

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  • www.newser.com   UK Expenses Scandal Claims House Speaker

    (Newser) – The ongoing controversy surrounding British MPs' lavish expenses has claimed its biggest victim: the speaker of the House of Commons. Michael Martin, who presides over the country's main legislative body, will announce his resignation today ...

    Newser   •   8 years ago

    http://www.newser.com/story/59441/uk-expenses-scandal-claims-house-speaker.html

  • www.euronews.com   MPs to decide new Commons Speaker

    Britain’s MPs ... the Speaker’s chair in the House of Commons. Ten candidates are in the running to succeed Michael Martin, who became the first Speaker in 300 years to be forced from office when he stood down last month over the MPs’ expenses ...

    Euronews   •   8 years ago

    http://www.euronews.com/2009/06/22/mps-to-decide-new-commons-speaker/

  • www.smh.com.au   House of Commons Speaker falls on sword over MPs' expenses row

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    BBC UK News   •   8 years ago

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