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What's up with John Bercow?

Other than the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the House of Commons is arguably the most important MP. Responsible for keeping order, ensuring that everyone gets a chance to speak and Parliamentary procedure is followed, the post has been filled by John Bercow since 2009. 633 more words


Tim Vine's verdict on the match

Bowmer’s Blog bumped into Sutton United fan Tim Vine at Gander Green Lane after his side were defeated 2-0 by Arsenal in the FA Cup. 132 more words


Time for John to Ber-go

Parliament returns from recess on Monday, with at least the first week’s proceedings likely to be dominated by John Bercow’s recent stunt in the Chamber. 788 more words


Speaker Bercow's Trump Remarks Land Him In Hot Water

The BBC reports that a Conservative backbencher has launched a bid to remove John Bercow from the Speaker’s chair after he said that Donald Trump should not address Parliament in Westminster Hall when he pays a state visit to the United Kingdom. 753 more words

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Growing a pair

When the Republican senate leaders realised they could actually be in trouble over the confirmation of gazillionaire party donor Betsy Devos as education secretary, they decided to hold her hearing before the confirmation hearing for Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III as attorney general. 653 more words


Separating Private from Official

John Bercow has the celebrated title of Speaker of the House of Commons. He is, if you like, the chair of the Commons, the elected chamber of the UK’s legislature. 695 more words

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John Bercow admits he voted for Remain in EU referendum

The Speaker of the House of Commons is embroiled in a row over political bias after publicly admitting he voted Remain.

John Bercow told a group of students at Reading University he thought it was ‘better to stay in the EU referendum’. 471 more words