The race to exchange Commons speaker John Bercow has already begun, after he introduced he would be stepping down yesterday.
Labour’s Harriet Harman has confirmed that she will be running to exchange Mr Bercow, who stated he would be leaving his put up by 31 October.
Ms Harman advised BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: ‘We have gotten very divided instances in the nation and Parliament itself is split.
‘I think what Parliament has to do, and the speaker has to do, is to ensure that Parliament can have its say… and that is what John Bercow has sought to do.’
So who else is running?
Sir Edward Leigh
Among the MPs who’ve confirmed they will be standing is Conservative MP Sir Edward Leigh.
Sir Edward, who served as chairman of the public accounts committee from 2001 to 2010, advised Sky News that he was ‘strongly in favour of politicians keeping their word and letting everybody have their say, which is why I have personally announced tonight that I’m going to face for the workplace of speaker’.
The SNP’s Pete Wishart has additionally introduced his candidacy.
He is presently the SNP’s shadow chief of the House of Commons and chair of the Scotland choose committee.
The deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle has additionally introduced he will be running.
He has been the MP for Chorley in Lancashire since 1997.
He was in the Speaker’s Chair throughout the terrorist assault in Westminster in 2017.
Dame Eleanor Laing
Dame Eleanor Laing, is the Conservative MP for Epping.
She can also be the second most senior deputy speaker, has confirmed that she too will be running for the put up.
Dame Rosie Winterton
Dame Rosie Winterton, the second deputy speaker has additionally been tipped to run.
She is presently Labour MP for Doncaster and served as the Parliamentary under-secretary of state in the Lord Chancellor’s Department in 2001.
Labour’s Chris Bryant has beforehand made his intentions clear to run as soon as the speaker left his function, as a result of he hoped to construct a extra ‘respectful and tolerant atmosphere’.
Mr Bryant is currenly chairman of the House Finance Committe.