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Speaker not happy press got energy statement first

Speaker not happy press got energy statement first

Lindsay Hoyle says he is disappointed news wasn't revealed to Parliament before the media got the details.

Lindsay Hoyle has reminded Jacob Rees-Mogg to announce news in Parliament before speaking to the media.

The Speaker was not impressed the business secretary revealed plans about cutting energy bills for firms.

Mr Rees-Mogg said he was not aware he could have made a Commons statement while MPs were swearing the oath to Kings Charles lll on Wednesday.


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