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John Bercow

British politician and former Speaker of the House of Commons (2009–2019)

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John Bercow: British politician and former Speaker of the House of Commons (2009–2019)
John Simon Bercow is a British academic and politician who served as Speaker of the House of Commons from 2009 to 2019, and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Buckingham between 1997 and 2019. He was the first MP who was elected Speaker without previously serving as a Deputy Speaker since Selwyn Lloyd in 1971. Prior to his election as Speaker, he was a Conservative Party MP.

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Speaker: John Bercow claims 'conspiracy' to keep him out of the House of Lords

Labour MP says Boris Johnson's refusal of peerage to former speaker may be 'a kind of bullying'
Independent - Published

John Bercow may be victim of bullying after Tories refuse him a peerage, shadow minister says

Lords snub was 'to do with Brexit', says Dawn Butler
Independent - Published

John Bercow's peerage hopes in fresh crisis after ex-Speaker condemned for naming staff members in autobiography

Already embroiled in bullying allegations, Mr Bercow is rapped for 'unacceptable' identification of officials unable to speak out themselves
Independent - Published

Diane Abbott criticised after suggesting former military commander could not have been Bercow bullying victim

'What a ridiculous comment from an experienced MP,' says union boss
Independent - Published

John Bercow says he was subject to antisemitic abuse from Conservatives

Former Commons speaker claims he experienced 'subtle' comments on Jewish heritage
Independent - Published

Lindsay Hoyle: New Commons speaker declares parliament 'bullying culture' over in veiled swipe at John Bercow

Comments come amid allegations against predecessor in speaker's chair
Independent - Published

John Bercow's peerage nomination should be 'reviewed' if bullying allegations upheld, says minister

Bercow says complaint comes at 'curious' time
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: EU threatens UK with 'sanctions' over post-Brexit border checks, as Bercow hit by fresh bullying claims

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

John Bercow could be blocked from peerage unless he joins Labour

By convention, Jeremy Corbyn can only nominate representatives of his own party to House of Lords
Independent - Published

Corbyn faces backlash over plans to hand peerages to John Bercow and his former chief of staff

Decision to nominate Ms Murphy prompts fresh antisemitism row
Independent - Published

Brexit: Big Ben can ring out to mark Britain's exit from EU, says Speaker Lindsay Hoyle

Brexiteers express delight as John Bercow's successor says he won't 'stand in the way' of commemorative bongs on 31 January
Independent - Published

UK parliament Speaker Hoyle re-elected with vow to be impartial and fair

British lawmakers re-elected Labour's Lindsay Hoyle as Speaker on Tuesday, as he vowed to be impartial and fair in a moderating role which saw his predecessor John Bercow accused of breaking convention..
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Bercow ridicules Tory minister on live TV over post-Brexit trade deal with US: 'Are those pigs I see flying?'

Former Speaker pours doubt on government plans
Independent - Published

John Bercow taunts Boris Johnson and calls Brexit the biggest blunder since Second World War

Saga of leaving EU will - if it goes ahead - rage 'probably for the next 10 years and conceivably for the next 15 years', ex-Speaker warns
Independent - Published

Lindsay Hoyle wins the race to succeed John Bercow, by being the most anyone-but-Bercow candidate

Days after spending long hours worshipping John Bercow, MPs went wild as his would-be replacements took it in turns to denounce him
Independent - Published

UK MPs elect Bercow's successor as Speaker

Sir Lindsay Hoyle was elected by MPs after four rounds of voting.
BBC News - Published

Lindsay Hoyle: Labour MP elected new House of Commons speaker, replacing John Bercow

Sir Lindsay Hoyle has been elected as the next Commons speaker after John Bercow stood down from the post.
Independent - Published

MPs to elect John Bercow's successor as House of Commons speaker

Eight candidates expected to stand in election that could influence Brexit outcome
Independent - Published

Stephen Dorrell to stand as Lib Dem MP in Buckingham

The former Tory cabinet minister will contest the seat made vacant by John Bercow.
BBC News - Published

Out of order: Former Speaker John Bercow demands apology over £1m I'm a Celebrity claim

'I did not at any time to anybody ask for £1m to go on the show, which I consider to be utterly trashy'
Independent - Published

Last orders as Bercow steps down as UK Speaker

John Bercow shouted "order, order" for the last time as his 10-year reign as Commons Speaker came to an end.
BBC News - Published

John Bercow ends decade as Commons speaker with furious spat with Tory MP

'To the fag end of your tenure in that chair, you are defending the indefensible', Andrew Bridgen tells outgoing speaker during debate over suspension of Labour MP
Independent - Published

John Bercow steps down: The controversial Speaker who shaped Brexit

After ten years in the chair, Bercow's decision to quit has been lamented by some and celebrated by others
Independent - Published

Speaker John Bercow, UK parliament's Brexit umpire-cum-player, steps down

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow will step down on Thursday, ending a 10-year term in which he has become a central player in Britain's protracted Brexit debate - feted by the "Remain" side but..
Reuters - Published

UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, to go up in smoke as a bonfire effigy

An effigy of John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons and bete noire of Brexiteers, will go up in flames on Saturday as part of an English town's bonfire night celebrations marking the failure of a..
Reuters - Published

Bercow accusers claim 'establishment stitch-up' over failure to investigate alleged bullying by speaker

Former colleagues say outgoing chair will escape investigation when he steps down next week
Independent - Published

Sketch: Meaningful Vote Four? Bercow says no

John Bercow, may have finally ended the Meaningful Vote franchise, the least enjoyable multi-part series in cultural history
Independent - Published

UK can still get Brexit deal approved this month: parliament speaker

The British government still has the opportunity to get its Brexit deal through parliament in time to leave the European Union at the end of October, the speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: MPs' vote on deal ruled out by Speaker John Bercow

John Bercow says the plan was put to the Commons on Saturday and it would be "disorderly" to debate it again.
BBC News - Published

UK speaker rules against government trying to get another vote on Brexit deal

Britain's parliamentary speaker John Bercow told the government on Monday it could not again try to get a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal because it was posing the same question to..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson Brexit deal derailed again as Bercow blocks second attempt at 'meaningful vote'

Speaker of the House of Commons says there is no justification for the government to force another vote just two days afer MPs voted to withhold their approval
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: Bid to bring back Brexit deal vote may be scuppered by Bercow as PM faces court challenge over 'childish' letters sent to EU

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

UK parliament speaker to rule on Monday if government can put Brexit deal to vote again

The speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said he would rule on Monday if he will allow the government to put forward a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Reuters - Published

Brexit: Speaker John Bercow 'is ready to sign letter' asking for extension if asked by courts or parliament

Boris Johnson facing court action on Monday if he fails to delay Brexit beyond 31 October
Independent - Published

UK parliament speaker selects Letwin amendment for vote

The speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said on Saturday he had selected for a vote a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification..
Reuters - Published

Nancy Pelosi presents John Bercow with LGBT rights award

Commons Speaker given PinkNews 'Special Award' by US House of Representatives counterpart
Independent - Published

John Bercow accused of being 'verbal playground bully' as MPs lining up to replace him vow to rewrite rules

Nine candidates are vying to become Speaker when Mr Bercow stands down
Independent - Published

Neither Brussels nor Westminster is stupid enough to play Boris Johnson's futile game

At this most recent moment of high farce, it was an ingenious touch to have a speaker that can't speak. John Bercow has completely lost his voice
Independent - Published

UK parliament silenced? Hoarse Speaker Bercow battles to be heard

Speaker John Bercow, one of the most prominent voices in Britain's Brexit debate, struggled to make himself heard on Thursday when a sore throat cruelly reduced his customary booming cry of "Order!..
Reuters - Published

Bercow calls emergency meeting over 'inflammatory language' in commons

Boris Johnson is not expected to attend talks despite concerns raised by MPs
Independent - Published

UK parliament speaker says election cannot happen before October 31

The speaker of Britain's House of Commons John Bercow said on Thursday that, under existing rules, a national election could not be held before the country is due to leave the European Union at the end..
Reuters - Published

Tory MP makes reference to killing women moments after Bercow called for end to 'toxic' language

Edward Leigh said the law 'prevents you murdering your wife, it doesn't make you love your wife'
Independent - Published

UK House of Commons to sit on Wednesday: Speaker Bercow

Britain's lower house of parliament, the House of Commons, will sit on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful, Commons Speaker John..
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MPs to return to parliament tomorrow morning after Boris Johnson's suspension ruled illegal, Speaker John Bercow says

The House of Commons is to sit on Wednesday at 11.30, with "full scope for urgent questions, ministerial statements and applications for emergency debates", Commons Speaker John Bercow has announced.
Independent - Published

UK Speaker Bercow says House of Commons must convene without delay

Britain's House of Commons must convene without delay, Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday, welcoming a ruling by the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament..
Reuters - Published

John Bercow demands parliament 'convene without delay' after Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson prorogation illegal

Supreme court ruling came while prime minister was in New York to address the United Nations
Independent - Published

Outgoing Speaker Bercow: would not rule out second Brexit referendum

Outgoing speaker of the British House of Commons John Bercow would not rule out a second referendum to solve the country's Brexit impasse, he told an audience in Zurich on Thursday.
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