Order! UK Parliament elects Lindsay Hoyle as new Speaker

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During his nine years as deputy speaker under Mr Bercow, Mr Hoyle got to know the outgoing speaker better than most, and noticeably failed to pay tribute to him either before or after taking the chair.

Hoyle was chosen by lawmakers from among seven candidates to replace the influential but contentious Bercow.

Dame Eleanor Laing, another deputy, finished last in the third round receiving 127 votes, compared to Sir Lindsay's 267 and Mr Bryant's 169.

Hoyle said he wants to ensure that backbenchers are still able to hold ministers to account while enabling parliamentary business to be conducted in "the best possible way". He was first elected as a Labour lawmaker in 1997.

The contest was between Hoyle and Chris Bryant, both of the Labour Party.

United Kingdom lawmakers will elect their new House Speaker from a list of seven candidates from both the Conservative and Labour parties.

"It's about having humor, the skills and the ability to hold the House, and it's about getting the temperature right", Hoyle said in an interview with the Politics Home website in May.

Labour's Meg Hillier and Conservative Sir Edward Leigh were eliminated in the first round, and Dame Rosie Winterton was knocked out in the second round - with her Labour colleague Harriet Harman also withdrawing.

At 14:30 the House will convene in the chamber, with Father of the House Ken Clarke in the chair.

Rosie Winterton, now a deputy speaker, says that if she gets the job she will "douse the flames, not pour petrol on them. calming the tone and lowering the temperature when the House gets overheated".

Foremost among those challenges will be Brexit, but the Speaker will also have to handle criticism that parliament's antiquated setup has allowed bullying and harassment.

"Throughout his terms as speaker of the UK's House of Commons, John Bercow's interventions have had more worldwide media impact than any speech of the three involved prime ministers".

Seven candidates had bid to take on the role after Mr Bercow's departure.

Mr. Hoyle, who had been deputy speaker since 2010, was elected by lawmakers after four rounds of voting via secret ballot.

Candidates must submit their written nominations between 9.30am and 10.30am on Monday, with their signed declaration needing to be supported by between 12 and 15 MPs.

The 62-year-old is as unimpressed as his predecessor by the shouting and braying from MPs, once chastising Scottish Nationalists for humming the European Union anthem "Ode to Joy" in the chamber.

In his pitch to MPs ahead of Monday's vote, he stressed the importance of accountability and reforming the legislature, saying he should be judged on his "proven track record" as deputy speaker. The MP for Camberwell and Peckham in south London may ultimately come up short due to her heavily pro-remain stance on Brexit that could put off a number of Tories, whose votes she needs to win.

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