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sergeant at arms

(formerly) an officer who served a monarch or noble, esp as an armed attendant
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Rule 79-A (2) stated that on a production order under sub-rule (1), signed by the secretary or by any other officer authorized in this behalf, addressed to the government or the authority where the member is held in the custody, the government or such authority shall cause the member in custody to be produced before the serjeant-at-arms, who shall, after the conclusion of the sitting, deliver the member, into the custody of the government or the authority concerned.
On taking his seat, the Serjeant-at-Arms will take the Mace which was earlier placed in the lower rest and now place it on the Table.
Commons Serjeant-at-Arms Jill Pay had already launched an inquiry, but because no overt threats have been made or clear sexual innuendo spelt out it proved difficult to pursue the matter.
The half-rations Serjeant-at-Arms has already been put in the frame by the gallant Mr Speaker, the missing-inaction Clerk of the House who couldn't be reached on his beach in Phuket or whichever fleshpot he'd disappeared uncontactably in, may move into the firing line.
Peter Grant Peterkin has been told his contract as Serjeant-at-Arms - one of the most ancient and important offices in the House of Commons - will not be renewed.
They had to be wrestled to the floor by Deputy Serjeant-at-Arms Mark Harvey and Commons attendants in the traditional uniform of tailcoat, ceremonial sword, silk stockings and knee breeches.
In Barry's original design, the Speaker's House had been an isolated residence, but as work on the Palace progressed, it was decided to provide accommodation for most of the House of Commons's senior officers, and Speaker's House became, therefore, one of a set of residences around an internal courtyard, together with those for the Serjeant at-Arms, the Assistant Serjeant-at-Arms, the Librarian of the House of Commons and the Clerk of the House.
"I have told the Serjeant-at-Arms, who is responsible for security, that the damage was not intentional.
You are directed to produce him at the commencement of each sitting of the current session before the serjeant-at-arms who shall, after the conclusion of the sitting, deliver him into your custody.'
Serjeant-at-arms and police officers manning City Hall were overwhelmed.
Commons Serjeant-at-Arms Kamal El-Hajji has said Mr Bercow is the victim of a "witch-hunt" by disgruntled former staff seeking to discredit him.
Mr Wanjohi, who was accompanied by the three clerks and the Serjeant-at-arms, began with prayers before he was interrupted by calls of 'a point of order' from MCA Douglas Ayabei of Mariashoni Ward.Mr Ayabei's attempts to alert the Speaker that members were all standing were met with a quick reply from the acting Speaker that their chairs were in a corner of the hall.