Downing Street has forged doubt on a reported transfer by Labour to appoint John Bercow for a peerage.
“It is a long-standing convention that leaders of the opposition can nominate individuals representing their party for peerages,” they stated.
Downing Street has declined to touch upon particular nominations, whereas it’s understood that no record of potential friends from Jeremy Corbyn has been submitted to Mr Johnson.
Labour has declined to remark, however has not denied the experiences.
The reported transfer has raised eyebrows at Westminster given Mr Bercow had been a Conservative MP previous to taking over the position of parliamentary referee.
Mr Bercow entered parliament as MP for Buckingham in 1997, earlier than changing into Speaker in 2009.
He stepped down from the position, which entails presiding over proceedings within the Commons, in November.
Mr Bercow was seen as a champion of backbench MPs and their efforts to carry the federal government to account, significantly on Brexit.
But critics regularly accused him of straying out of the bounds of his authority and raised questions on his impartiality over numerous rulings which have been thought of to favour Remain supporters.
He survived quite a few makes an attempt to take away him from the chair, in addition to revelations about his bills and allegations of bullying, which he denied.
As nicely as Mr Bercow, Mr Corbyn is alleged to have nominated his former deputy Tom Watson, with whom he had a fractious working relationship, to the unelected chamber.
The reported alternative of chief of employees Karie Murphy for a peerage has additionally been criticised, given the present inquiry into alleged cases of antisemitism within the celebration by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).