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#John Bercow

# john-bercow - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld
# UK
# UK

'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld

Mar 8th 2022, 1:36 PM 28,042 Views 18 Comments

Bercow called the investigation a “travesty of justice”.

# john-bercow - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories

Jun 20th 2021, 7:30 AM 25,529 Views 23 Comments

He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.

# john-bercow - Monday 4 November, 2019

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons

Nov 4th 2019, 8:36 PM 25,532 Views 21 Comments

Bercow announced his resignation from the role in September.

UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works

Nov 4th 2019, 7:34 AM 12,400 Views 20 Comments

Labour’s Lindsay Hoyle and Harriet Harman are among the favourites to take on the role of Speaker.

# john-bercow - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure
# Bercowing Out
# Bercowing Out

Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure

Oct 31st 2019, 11:33 AM 30,925 Views 33 Comments

Here a look back at the career of one of Westminster’s most divisive politicians.

# john-bercow - Monday 21 October, 2019

Johnson in bid to get Brexit legislation through Commons after speaker rules out new vote on deal
# Meaningful Vote 5
# Meaningful Vote 5

Johnson in bid to get Brexit legislation through Commons after speaker rules out new vote on deal

Updated Oct 21st 2019, 8:38 PM 45,048 Views 62 Comments

This is because of a parliamentary procedure where the same vote cannot take place more than once in the same parliamentary session.

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today
# Brexit
# Brexit

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

Oct 21st 2019, 10:57 AM 28,823 Views 38 Comments

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,770 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# john-bercow - Saturday 14 September, 2019

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician
# House Speaker
# House Speaker

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

Sep 14th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,561 Views 26 Comments

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

# john-bercow - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament

Sep 10th 2019, 7:06 AM 49,241 Views 28 Comments

The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.

# john-bercow - Monday 9 September, 2019

John Bercow to step down as House of Commons Speaker
# Brexit
# Brexit

John Bercow to step down as House of Commons Speaker

Sep 9th 2019, 3:50 PM 42,503 Views 46 Comments

Bercow said his job as speaker had been the greatest honour of his professional life.

# john-bercow - Friday 26 April, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn turns down invitation to state banquet for Donald Trump
# State Visit
# State Visit

Jeremy Corbyn turns down invitation to state banquet for Donald Trump

Apr 26th 2019, 6:05 PM 14,248 Views 79 Comments

Corbyn said May “should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit”.

# john-bercow - Friday 29 March, 2019

'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist

Mar 29th 2019, 7:51 AM 52,385 Views 55 Comments

MPs will vote on Theresa May’s deal for a third time today.

# john-bercow - Thursday 28 March, 2019

The third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal is confirmed for tomorrow
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

The third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal is confirmed for tomorrow

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 5:10 PM 49,182 Views 67 Comments

The British Prime Minister has offered to resign if MPs back the twice-defeated Withdrawal Agreement.

# john-bercow - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'The Brexit destroyer': British papers round on Speaker Bercow after step to block May's vote
# Constitutional Crisis
# Constitutional Crisis

'The Brexit destroyer': British papers round on Speaker Bercow after step to block May's vote

Mar 19th 2019, 7:15 AM 123,051 Views 102 Comments

The House of Commons speaker said the house couldn’t vote again and again on the same proposals.

# john-bercow - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about?
# John Bercow
# John Bercow

Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about?

Jan 13th 2019, 10:58 AM 15,623 Views 26 Comments

A ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker, an argument over the meaning of “forthwith” and fiery exchanges all make for an entertaining incident.

# john-bercow - Thursday 10 January, 2019

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
# Save My Deal
# Save My Deal

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,344 Views 17 Comments

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

# john-bercow - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre
# Don't Have A Bercow
# Don't Have A Bercow

Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre

Jul 25th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,383 Views 30 Comments

John Bercow says he is “always mindful” of the cost of travel.

# john-bercow - Monday 15 April, 2013

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral
# London Calling
# London Calling

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Apr 15th 2013, 4:48 PM 6,634 Views 31 Comments

The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

# john-bercow - Thursday 23 February, 2012

British Labour MP arrested for alleged assault in Commons bar
# Eric Joyce
# Eric Joyce

British Labour MP arrested for alleged assault in Commons bar

Feb 23rd 2012, 3:23 PM 2,118 Views 8 Comments

Eric Joyce, MP for Falkirk, has been suspended by Labour pending the outcome of a police investigation.

# john-bercow - Monday 23 May, 2011

British MP names Ryan Giggs as footballer in Twitter superinjunction row
# Legal Wrangle
From The42
# Legal Wrangle

British MP names Ryan Giggs as footballer in Twitter superinjunction row

May 23rd 2011, 6:03 PM 1,575 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United winger identified in the Commons as the player at the centre of privacy arguement.