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House of Lords: Speaker

Volume 684: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

asked the Leader of the House:

Why it is necessary to inform Her Majesty the Queen of the name of the Lord Speaker.[HL6732]

This is required by Standing Order 18A(5), agreed by the House on 3 May 2006, which provides that,

“The result of the election shall be subject to the approval of Her Majesty the Queen”.