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MPs gloat as Speaker Bercow loses power struggle

Thu 18 Dec, AT 10:12 The Mole

Committee tears up John Bercow's plans for hiring Clerk - and there’s a move afoot to get rid of him

Boy wizard David Cameron wants to vanish MPs' pay rises

Mon 1 Jul, AT 09:53 The Mole

Pay hikes of £10,000 are latest headache for PM as he tries to convince public 'we're in it together'

Speaker John Bercow acts over conflict of interests scandal

Wed 12 Jun, AT 11:34 The Mole

Move follows revelations that Tim Yeo has green interests while chairing energy committee

John Bercow: Migrants show more 'aptitude' to work than Britons

One-Minute Read Wed 5 Jun, AT 09:14

Speaker's neutrality under scrutiny after commenting on political hot potato of Eastern European immigration

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McAlpine drops Twitter actions but won't let Bercow off hook

One-Minute Read Thu 21 Feb, AT 14:40

Lord McAlpine still plans to sue Sally Bercow after she wrongly linked him to paedophilia scandal

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Sally Bercow disappears from Twitter: is she victim or villain?

First Reaction Tue 20 Nov, AT 15:28

The Speaker's wife has had her account deleted, but many mourn her departure

MPs claim expenses for renting when they already own homes

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Oct, AT 09:30

Latest wheeze: 27 MPs let out their homes in the capital and claim expenses to live elsewhere


Purge of the Blairites takes Labour back to the 1970s

Wed 20 Jun, AT 07:55 The Mole

The GMB union's campaign to ban think tank Progress has a period ring to it


Tories on warpath after Bercow says it's OK to call Hunt liar

Wed 13 Jun, AT 17:52 The Mole

Jeremy Hunt survives confidence vote, but Speaker causes uproar by allowing Labour MP to accuse him of lying


Cameron ruins Labour's Hunt vote with letter from Sir Alex

Wed 13 Jun, AT 13:42 The Mole

Prime Minister claims his adviser on the ministerial code has said he cannot help with Jeremy Hunt affair