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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


Dear Greta - I don't like Donald.

Hi. Thanks for stopping by.

You’re not a parliamentary Speaker, are you? Good, just checking. Because John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, is experiencing all sorts of pain for voicing the same opinion. 341 more words

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View from the Green Seats-Trump to speak in Parliament plans dropped

British officials have confirmed that a plan to allow Donald Trump to speak in Parliament as part of a state visit to the UK have been shelved. 330 more words