Lords Speaker role goes to a man for first time
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Lord Fowler elected as Lords Speaker to oversee peers

Lord Fowler has been elected as the Lords Speaker, to oversee peers in Parliament.

The footage shows the election result and the acceptance speech of the former Conservative minster and party chairman.

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