Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn
The Lord Martin of Springburn
Martin in the House of Lords, 2015
|Speaker of the House of Commons|
23 October 2000 – 21 June 2009
|Prime Minister||Tony Blair |
|Preceded by||Betty Boothroyd|
|Succeeded by||John Bercow|
|First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means|
14 May 1997 – 23 October 2000
|Preceded by||Geoffrey Lofthouse|
|Succeeded by||Sylvia Heal|
|Member of Parliament |
for Glasgow North East
Glasgow Springburn (1979–2005)
3 May 1979 – 22 June 2009
|Preceded by||Richard Buchanan|
|Succeeded by||Willie Bain|
Michael John Martin
3 July 1945
|Died||29 April 2018(aged 72)|
Michael John Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn, PC (3 July 1945 – 29 April 2018) was a British Labour politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow Springburn from 1979 to 2005, and then for Glasgow North East until 2009. He was an MP until his election as Speaker of the House of Commons in 2000, and was Speaker for nine years until his resignation in 2009. He also stood down from the House of Commons on the following day.
References[change | change source]
- "Speaker quits 'for sake of unity'". BBC News. 19 May 2009. Retrieved 21 March 2010.
- HM Treasury (22 June 2009). "Manor of Northstead". Press release. Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20100407212614/http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/press_59_09.htm. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
- "Michael Martin, former Speaker of the Commons, dies aged 72". The Guardian. 29 April 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
- "Ex-Commons Speaker Lord Martin dies aged 72". BBC News. 2018-04-29. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Guardian Unlimited Politics – Ask Aristotle: Michael Martin MP
- TheyWorkForYou.com – Michael Martin MP
- Biography and profile in the Sunday Times 27 July 2008
- Conservative MPs accuse Speaker of bias and threaten to walk out
- Profile, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 24 February 2008