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# John Bercow

Last year
# UK
'Serial liar': John Bercow banned from having Parliamentary pass after bullying claims upheld
Bercow called the investigation a “travesty of justice”.
All time
# House Of Commons
Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.
# House Of Commons
Lindsay Hoyle to replace Bercow as new Speaker of the House of Commons
Bercow announced his resignation from the role in September.
# House Of Commons
UK MPs are set to vote on John Bercow's successor as Speaker - here's how the process works
Labour’s Lindsay Hoyle and Harriet Harman are among the favourites to take on the role of Speaker.
# bercowing out
Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure
Here a look back at the career of one of Westminster’s most divisive politicians.
# meaningful vote 5
Johnson in bid to get Brexit legislation through Commons after speaker rules out new vote on deal
This is because of a parliamentary procedure where the same vote cannot take place more than once in the same parliamentary session.
# Brexit
House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today
John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.
# crucial vote
Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.
# house speaker
A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician
From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.
# House Of Commons
'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament
The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.
# Brexit
John Bercow to step down as House of Commons Speaker
Bercow said his job as speaker had been the greatest honour of his professional life.
# State Visit
Jeremy Corbyn turns down invitation to state banquet for Donald Trump
Corbyn said May “should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit”.
# Third Time Lucky
'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist
MPs will vote on Theresa May’s deal for a third time today.
# Third Time Lucky
The third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal is confirmed for tomorrow
The British Prime Minister has offered to resign if MPs back the twice-defeated Withdrawal Agreement.
# Constitutional Crisis
'The Brexit destroyer': British papers round on Speaker Bercow after step to block May's vote
The House of Commons speaker said the house couldn’t vote again and again on the same proposals.
# John Bercow
Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about?
A ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker, an argument over the meaning of “forthwith” and fiery exchanges all make for an entertaining incident.
# save my deal
After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.
# Don't have a bercow
Politician defends spending €240 on a car to go just over a kilometre
John Bercow says he is “always mindful” of the cost of travel.
# London Calling
Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral
The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.
# Eric Joyce
British Labour MP arrested for alleged assault in Commons bar
Eric Joyce, MP for Falkirk, has been suspended by Labour pending the outcome of a police investigation.
# Legal Wrangle
British MP names Ryan Giggs as footballer in Twitter superinjunction row
Manchester United winger identified in the Commons as the player at the centre of privacy arguement.