MPs' expenses: Speaker Michael Martin quits

MPs' expenses: Speaker Michael Martin quits

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MPs' expenses: Speaker Michael Martin quits

Michael Martin is to step down as Speaker on Sunday June 21 following criticism over his handling of the expenses scandal.



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