If they want a more old-fashioned product, they may go for Lindsay Hoyle. If someone more like the present incumbent, for Harriet Harman.
Posts Tagged: Sir George Young
He learned at Westminster Council and City Hall the politics of persuading people to agree.
Gavin Williamson is gifted, well-connected, successful – and not devoid of ambition. His former deputy is now Chief Whip. This is a controversial appointment.
In Government, Labour built on the work of George Young in doing so. Now it’s time for some cross-party co-operation in reverse.
And the Liberal Democrats are grossly over-represented in the Lords. So no Lord Cable of Bushy Park, please, and no Lord Davey of Bentalls.