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Sir Lindsay Hoyle urges Boris Johnson not to shy away from parliamentary scrutiny

Boris Johnson must not “shy away” from parliamentary scrutiny, the Commons Speaker has said, as he criticised the Government for making major announcements to the media rather than MPs. Sir Lindsay Hoyle said he is “perplexed” when ministers make statements in Downing Street that could have been delivered in the chamber, as he urged the Government to “put the House first”.

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