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Concerned over MP's ambition to be next speaker in Commons, Lynn News letters

He feels what is needed next is someone who could be a “good referee or a really good umpire”.

The thought that this MP has the idea that all that is needed to hold the speaker’s chair is a decent attitude and a sense of ‘fair play’ fills me with more dread than the thought that Bercow would stay on.

Henry exudes the air of the ruling classes and an old-school belief in ‘values’ and he’d slip into that role like hot knife through butter and that’s the last thing we need if we are to see the end of this ridiculous party-politics charade called parliamentary democracy.

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