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Monday, April 30, 2018

Baron Martin of Springburn 1945-2018

_. The Lord Martin of Springburn, a life baron, and former Speaker of the House of Commons, died 29 April, 2018. He was 72.

Glasgow-born Michael Martin, born 3 July, 1945, was Labour MP for Glasgow Springburn 1979-2005, and then for Glasgow North East until 2009. He served as Speaker of the House of Commons from 2000, and resigned in 2009 over the expenses scandal.

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