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Speaker of the House of Commons (UK)

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John Bercow: Speaker of the House of Commons (UK)
John Simon Bercow is a British politician who has been the Speaker of the House of Commons since 2009. He concurrently serves as the Member of Parliament for Buckingham. Prior to his election to Speaker, he was a member of the Conservative Party.

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UK parliament's speaker promises 'creativity' to ensure PM Johnson obeys Brexit delay law

House of Commons speaker John Bercow, has promised to use "creativity" to ensure Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not ignore a law which would prevent him taking Britain out of the European Union..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: Bercow vows to 'get creative' to stop no-deal Brexit and compares PM to bank robber

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

Videos for John Bercow

John Bercow: 'I will stop Boris Johnson from breaking the law on Brexit' [Video]John Bercow: 'I will stop Boris Johnson from breaking the law on Brexit'

The Speaker of the House said that talk of defying parliament was 'astonishing'

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:32Published

Bercow insists Johnson must ask for Brexit extension [Video]Bercow insists Johnson must ask for Brexit extension

In a speech, Commons Speaker John Bercow warns Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to extend Article 50. He compared the PM's behaviour to a bank robber trying to excuse their crime by..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:32Published

British lawmakers push and shove as Parliament is suspended [Video]British lawmakers push and shove as Parliament is suspended

British lawmakers pushed and shoved in front of the speaker's chair as the suspension of Parliament early on Tuesday sparked tense scenes. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

John Bercow to stand down: The Speaker's best bellows [Video]John Bercow to stand down: The Speaker's best bellows

John Bercow, in an impassioned speech, told MPs he would stand down as speaker on October 31 unless an election is called before then. We look at Mr Bercow's best bellows across the house.

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UK lawmakers reject Johnson's bid for early election [Video]UK lawmakers reject Johnson's bid for early election

For the second time in a week, lawmakers voted against Johnson's request to try and break the deadlock through an early national election. Chris Dignam has more.

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Orderrrrrrrrr! UK parliament speaker John Bercow's memorable moments [Video]Orderrrrrrrrr! UK parliament speaker John Bercow's memorable moments

Britain's House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, known for his fiesty temperament and florid style, has said he would stand down from the role. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Corbyn and Gove applaud Bercow's role as Speaker [Video]Corbyn and Gove applaud Bercow's role as Speaker

Jeremy Corbyn and Michael Gove respond to Speaker John Bercow's announcement that he will be standing down from his position on the 31st of October. Addressing the Commons while his wife looked on from..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:27Published

John Bercow says he will stand down on 31 October 2019 or at next general election [Video]John Bercow says he will stand down on 31 October 2019 or at next general election

UK Parliament Speaker John Bercow says he will stand down on 31 October 2019 or at next general election - whichever is soonest.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 07:48Published

John Bercow announces plan to step down as Speaker of the House [Video]John Bercow announces plan to step down as Speaker of the House

John Bercow has given an impassioned speech, telling MPs he will stand down as Speaker on October 31 unless an election is called before then. Addressing the Commons while his wife looked on from the..

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UK lawmakers vote to block a 'no-deal' Brexit [Video]UK lawmakers vote to block a 'no-deal' Brexit

Britain's House of Commons voted to approve a bill forcing the government to ask for an extension to Brexit and rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal for an early election. David Doyle..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

'Constitutional outrage': British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit [Video]'Constitutional outrage': British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called a Queen's Speech in mid-October, a move that will see parliament suspended for a month - limiting lawmakers' time to block a no-deal Brexit. David Doyle..

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Donald Trump tweets support for Boris Johnson amid Parliament suspension [Video]Donald Trump tweets support for Boris Johnson amid Parliament suspension

US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his support for Boris Johnson as he joined politicians in reacting to the news that the Prime Minister is to suspend parliament. The Queen has approved an order..

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Brexit: John Bercow pledges 'creativity' to stop no-deal

The Speaker is also warning the government not to ignore laws passed by the House of Commons.
BBC News - Published

Boris Johnson: Disobeying no-deal Brexit law would make PM no better than a bank robber, Bercow warns

Defying MPs over Article 50 extension likened to 'robbing a bank on the basis that the cash stolen would be donated to a charitable cause immediately afterwards'
Independent - Published

John Bercow comes out swinging for Boris Johnson, and delivers a knockout blow

John Bercow tells Boris Johnson that even contemplating breaking the law on extending Article 50 is 'a complete non-starter. Period.'
Independent - Published

Who are the runners and riders to replace John Bercow as speaker?

Bookies suggests contest to replace speaker is a two-horse race between Harriet Harman and Lindsay Hoyle
Independent - Published

MPs try to pin John Bercow to his seat amid late-night mayhem in parliament: 'I held onto his leg I think it was and others held onto his arm'

Labour MPs attempted to interrupt the prorogation ceremony - before being bundled aside by officials
Independent - Published

Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the..
Reuters - Published

John Bercow is standing down, but only after an hour and a half of welling up at tributes to himself

The speaker's bombshell announcement turned out to be about by far the most important matter in the speaker's life – the speaker himself.
Independent - Published

UK parliament Speaker John Bercow announces he will quit

Britain's House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role, issuing a warning to the government not to..
Reuters - Published

Commons Speaker Bercow to stand down

He says he will stand down at the next election or on 31 October, whichever comes first.
BBC News - Published

John Bercow quits: Commons speaker announces he will resign on Brexit deadline day

John Bercow has announced he will stand down as speaker of the House of Commons on the Brexit deadline of October 31 if MPs do not vote for a general election.
Independent - Published

UK's governing Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election

Britain's governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of..
Reuters - Published

John Bercow: Conservatives will contest Speaker's seat in break from convention

Throughout his time sitting at head of House of Commons, speaker has ruffled feathers of his former Conservative colleagues
Independent - Published

UK parliament speaker approves emergency Brexit debate

The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, approved an emergency debate in parliament on Brexit put forward by a group of lawmakers who are seeking to block leaving the EU without a deal.
Reuters - Published

What does prorogation mean and how does Boris Johnson plan to suspend parliament?

John Bercow calls plan to close Commons for weeks a 'constitutional outrage'
Independent - Published

UK PM Johnson's parliament suspension plan a 'constitutional outrage': speaker

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to extend the period during which parliament does not normally sit is a "constitutional outrage" designed to stop lawmakers debating Brexit, speaker of the lower..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament branded 'constitutional outrage' by John Bercow

John Bercow has branded Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament in September ahead of a Queen's speech the following month a "constitutional outrage".
Independent - Published

John Bercow vows to block Johnson from closing parliament over no deal Brexit

'I will fight with every breath in my body to stop that happening,' speaker says
Independent - Published

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph

British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported.
Reuters - Published

Ex-minister denied vote to test new British PM's support: BBC

Ex-foreign office minister Alan Duncan quit his post on Monday to try to force an emergency vote testing parliament's confidence in a new Conservative prime minister but the speaker John Bercow turned..
Reuters - Published

John Bercow among MPs facing new bullying inquiry as government plans major rule change

Commons speaker could face new probe as MPs prepare to vote on lifting cut-off date for investigations
Independent - Published

MPs hoping to stop no-deal Brexit suffer further blow as Bercow blocks Commons showdown

Amendment to cut off funding to vital departments if UK crashes out of EU without an agreement - to make the policy untenable - not picked
Independent - Published

John Bercow and MPs cannot block no-deal Brexit, says Andrea Leadsom

The Conservative leadership candidate says she will drop Brexit bills rather than allow them to be use to delay departure
Independent - Published

Bercow gives boost to MPs fighting no-deal Brexit by insisting he will not quit as Speaker this summer

'Momentous events are taking place and there are great issues to be resolved....it doesn't seem to me sensible to vacate the chair'
Independent - Published

No-deal Brexit tangled: UK House of Commons Speaker Bercow pledges to stay on

John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plans to stay on despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of hardline Brexiteers who believe he wants to thwart a..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: John Bercow warns Tory leadership hardliners that MPs can still block no-deal

Comments will fuel expectation the Speaker will allow the Commons to stage a vote to thwart Boris Johnson, or another Brexiteer
Independent - Published

John Bercow's handling of Brexit debate praised by China's WTO ambassador: 'I like his style'

Zhang Xiangchen says Speaker's voice is something he looks forward to hearing
Independent - Published

John Bercow under pressure to lift ban on Donald Trump giving speech in parliament

Lord Fowler, the Lord Speaker, insists 'there is a strong case for a speech by the president particularly on such an important anniversary'
Independent - Published

Speaker Pelosi gets OOORRRDDEERR tips from British counterpart Bercow

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday she had received coaching tips from her British Parliament counterpart John Bercow on how to say his trademark OOORRRDDEERR holler.
Reuters - Published

John Bercow's Brexit stardom

john bercow's brexit stardom
The Speaker has found fame across Europe with his signature cry capturing the public's attention.
BBC News - Published

No amendments selected for UK's Brexit debate on Friday: speaker

Britain's parliament will not discuss and vote upon any amendments during Friday's debate on Brexit, Speaker John Bercow said.
Reuters - Published

UK parliament speaker approves Friday vote on Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

British parliament Speaker John Bercow said on Thursday he had accepted the government's bid to hold a vote on its Brexit deal on Friday as it will cover only the Withdrawal Agreement element of the..
Reuters - Published

UK House of Commons speaker warns third Brexit vote must be different

The House of Commons speaker John Bercow again warned the government on Wednesday it could not bring forward proposals for a vote in parliament on its Brexit divorce deal unless it was in a..
Reuters - Published

Brexit vote: MPs clashes with speaker after John Bercow insults ex-whip

'He was once a whip, he wasn't a very good whip,' speaker says of Greg Hands
Independent - Published

UK parliament to vote on three proposed changes to May's next steps on Brexit

British lawmakers will on Monday have the opportunity to vote on up to three proposed changes to Prime Minister Theresa May's next steps on Brexit, the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow,..
Reuters - Published

Theresa May Should 'Quit' to Help Brexit, Say Senior UK Figures

theresa may should 'quit' to help brexit, say senior uk figures
by Graham Pierrepoint - Brexit is due to occur as of March 29th. That is, at present, still very much the plan. However, the UK’s proposed divorce from the European Union has been thrown into..
One News Page Staff - Published

Online Petition to Cancel Brexit Crashes UK Parliament Website

online petition to cancel brexit crashes uk parliament website
by Simon Baxendale - If you have been paying attention to any news regarding the UK in recent weeks or months, you will likely know that the country’s divorce from the European Union is still..
One News Page Staff - Published

Theresa May's Brexit Deal: Third Vote Blocked

theresa may's brexit deal: third vote blocked
by Simon Baxendale - Brexit is creeping ever closer, and it it still seems as though there is much work to be done if the deadline of March 29th is ever going to be reached without the prospect of a..
One News Page Staff - Published

What does the speaker of Britain's parliament do, and who is John Bercow?

The speaker of Britain's House of Commons threw Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans into further turmoil this week by ruling that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was..
Reuters - Published

Who is Speaker John Bercow and why does he shout order?

who is speaker john bercow and why does he shout order?
Here's a quick refresher on who the Speaker of the House of Commons is and what they do.
BBC News - Published

Theresa May to force third vote on Brexit deal in defiance of John Bercow ruling, cabinet minister reveals

Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay confident that EU agreeing Brexit delay - or new offer to Democratic Unionist Party - can get around Speaker's block
Independent - Published

What will happen to Brexit after John Bercow's dramatic intervention?

How will Theresa May respond to speaker's ruling that she cannot hold further vote on her Brexit deal?
Independent - Published

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