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But who will speak for us?

Did you know that Sir Mark Sedwill, the civil servant at the heart of the scandal surrounding the 114 missing files into paedophile activity by MPs and members of the intelligence services now serves as the UK’s National Security Adviser and had previously worked as a UN Weapons inspector? 325 more words

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The Twattering Classes

 Much of today’s PMQs Game Show was devoted to the appalling state of the nation’s mental health services. This is an important (but not vote-changing) issue; however, the debate might have been aided by simply dropping the word ‘services’. 573 more words

Rupert Murdoch

Parliament: Bercow Scolds BoJo

Boris Johnson – Foreign Secretary let’s not forget – has apologised after sexist remarks were made by him towards Emily Thornberry in the Commons. Speaker John Bercow was very clear when he pointed out that such behaviour will not be tolerated. 17 more words

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UK: John Bercow faces calls to resign over bullying allegations as Theresa May says she is 'concerned' by reports

John Bercow, the House of Commons speaker, categorically denies the allegations

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9 MARCH 2018 • 10:30PM… 869 more words

Bercow under pressure

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has always enjoyed a tumultuous relationship with the Conservative Party. This relationship further soured when Bercow used his position as Speaker to signal that he would not be in favour of President Trump addressing Parliament. 381 more words

Mike Hough

Diary Day 489: the Kafkaesque tale goes on.

My #Remainer’s Diary Day 489: it was reported that John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, speaking at a reception, warned that there were “threats to representative democracy that should concern us”. 545 more words

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