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Speaker 'didn't know what was going on'

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Speaker Michael Martin is due to make a statement in the House of Commons. He is facing pressure to stand down after Nick Clegg broke with parliamentary convention by calling for him to go. Political editor Nick Robinson, Vernon Bogdanor, Professor of Government at Oxford University and Jim Sheridan MP discuss the speaker's precarious position.

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