‘Totally unacceptable’: Speaker condemns sidelining of Commons over England lockdown delay

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    Sir Lindsay Hoyle, the Commons’ Speaker, has said it is ‘totally unacceptable’ that Downing Street has sidelined parliament, again, when announcing changes to the lockdown regulations. In a statement to MPs, Hoyle said that No 10 originally wanted the Commons statement about the announcement to be made on Tuesday, a day after the PM’s press conference. He said he insisted on a Commons statement on the same day.

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