Speaker calls for overhaul of UK parliament after series of scandals

Sir Lindsay Hoyle says MPs should no longer employ staff directly, following revelations involving bullying and harassment

A radical overhaul of the working practices in Westminster is being demanded by the House of Commons Speaker, in the wake of a series of scandals over sexual harassment and bullying that have rocked parliament.

After a week in which MPs and staff have spoken out over their treatment in the Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle said that a review of how parliament functions was now “urgently needed” following the damaging revelations.

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