General election: Lindsay Hoyle clear winner in first ballot for Speaker, but short of 50% of votes needed – live news

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the Guardian—Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen, including 2019 general election campaigningSinn Féin steps aside for remain candidates in three key seatsJuncker: Boris Johnson told ‘so many lies’ in EU referendum campaignQ&A: how will MPs elect a new Speaker? 4.31pm GMT Ken Clarke tells MPs that no candidate is dropping out. He says the new ballot papers will be printed. 4.20pm GMT Ken Clarke announces the result. He says 562 MPs voted. The results are: Continue reading

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