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#John Bercow

# john-bercow - Monday 21 October, 2019

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.

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.

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.

# john-bercow - Saturday 14 September, 2019

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.

# john-bercow - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

'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.

# john-bercow - Monday 9 September, 2019

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.

# john-bercow - Friday 26 April, 2019

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”.

# john-bercow - Friday 29 March, 2019

'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.

# john-bercow - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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.

# john-bercow - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'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 - Sunday 13 January, 2019

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.

# john-bercow - Thursday 10 January, 2019

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.

# john-bercow - Saturday 25 July, 2015

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.

# john-bercow - Monday 15 April, 2013

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral London Calling This post contains images

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.

# john-bercow - Thursday 23 February, 2012

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.

# john-bercow - Monday 23 May, 2011

From The42 British MP names Ryan Giggs as footballer in Twitter superinjunction row Legal Wrangle This post contains videos

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.