Now praise for politicians is rare especially the day after the Budget...but Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle is being hailed a hero for his no-nonsense performance as deputy speaker.
The Labour member's humour and control got him glowing coverage in today's papers and caused a sensation on Twitter.
He's been called a national treasure...but he's not sure he wants to be.
Ann O"Connor has been chatting to him:-
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