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The House of Commons authorities would be surprised if the clock tower fell into the Thames any time soon. It may well be raised with the Speaker on Monday. Given that Big Ben is situated over the Speaker’s apartments, he may have a view on it.
Thomas Docherty, a Labour MP on the Commons administration committee, according to this Sunday Times article.