legal difficulty comes as no surprise. Not only another symptom of the fall in the prestige, and purpose of Parliament, but an outcome that in this case was entirely inevitable.
Michael Martin was ousted as speaker for the first time in over 300 years (created as a life peer afterwards as a punishment), so it is entirely appropriate for the ancient office of Speaker to be brought into such disrepute again as a sign of how far we have fallen.
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