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Breaking news - Martin to step down


The Horse with no Name
Oct 27, 2003
The wilds of Kent
Martin to resign as UK Common Speaker
Michael Martin is to resign as Common Speaker after losing the confidence of many MPs and party leaders over his handling of the Westminster expenses furore.

The Speaker decided to bow to his critics and announce his departure after enduring a battering in the press over his defiant statement on Monday. It is unclear whether Mr Martin will go immediately or stay on until the general election