Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle has been elected the new Speaker of the House of Commons.

Sir Lindsay received 325 votes as he fought off competition from candidates including Labour veteran Harriet Harman and Chris Bryant, who came in second place with 213 votes.

The Labour MP has represented Chorley since 1997, as well as serving as Deputy Speaker since 2010.

During his victory speech in the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay said: "I stand by what I've said, I stand firm, that I hope this House will be a great respected House, not just here, but across the world.

"This house will change, but it will change for the better."

Sir Lindsay also paid tribute to his family, including his daughter Natalie, who died aged 28 in 2017.

Mr Hoyle replaces outgoing John Bercow, who announced several weeks ago that he would be stepping down after a decade in the role.