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Sally Bercow gives ‘The Speaker’s Wife’ a miss

Although Quentin Letts has made it clear that his new novel The Speaker’s Wife is fictional, the satirical tome has set tongues-wagging in Westminster. Chris Bryant wrote in his Guardian review that ‘the person who is most recognisable from today’s Westminster’ is the novel’s clerk of the house — Sir Roger Richards —  ‘whose real-life counterpart Sir Robert Rogers resigned last year’.

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