John Bercow

How to become a peer in the House of Lords
The House of Lords
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How to become a peer in the House of Lords

Ken Clarke and Phillip Hammond look likely to end up in ermine - but Bercow snubbed by party
6 Feb 2020
Unspeakable: five takeaways from John Bercow’s autobiography
John Bercow
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Unspeakable: five takeaways from John Bercow’s autobiography

Controversial former Commons boss says David Cameron is ‘24-carat snob’ and claims Boris Johnson cheats at tennis
5 Feb 2020
John Bercow bullying claims: what we know so far
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John Bercow bullying claims: what we know so far

The former Commons speaker’s hopes of a peerage could be dashed by fresh allegations about his treatment of staff
23 Jan 2020
Ex-speaker John Bercow breaks Brexit silence
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Ex-speaker John Bercow breaks Brexit silence

The former Commons boss told foreign media that Britain is better off in EU
7 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘We are all tactical voters, aren’t we?’
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Instant Opinion: ‘We are all tactical voters, aren’t we?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 5 November
5 Nov 2019
Who will replace John Bercow as speaker?
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Who will replace John Bercow as speaker?

Seven candidates battling to keep order
4 Nov 2019
John Bercow’s most controversial moments
John Bercow
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John Bercow’s most controversial moments

It’s last orders for the Speaker of the House of Commons as he steps down
31 Oct 2019

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What powers does the House of Commons speaker have?
John Bercow
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What powers does the House of Commons speaker have?

John Bercow angers Brexiteers by rejecting Boris Johnson’s request for simple vote on deal
22 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Trump ‘would be funny’ if he weren’t deadly
Donald Trump
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Instant Opinion: Trump ‘would be funny’ if he weren’t deadly

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 10 September
10 Sep 2019
John Bercow vows to stay on as Speaker
John Bercow
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John Bercow vows to stay on as Speaker

Controversial Speaker says it’s ‘for the birds’ to believe no-deal Brexit can be forced though
29 May 2019
Brexit amendments: what MPs might vote on this week
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Brexit amendments: what MPs might vote on this week

PM set to grant Parliament a series of indicative votes to head off amendment from Tory backbenchers
25 Mar 2019
‘Constitutional crisis’ as Bercow blocks third Brexit vote
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‘Constitutional crisis’ as Bercow blocks third Brexit vote

Theresa May likely to have to request long Article 50 extension after Speaker intervenes
19 Mar 2019
Anna Soubry abuse: do politicians need more protection?
Anna Soubry
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Anna Soubry abuse: do politicians need more protection?

MPs urge Scotland Yard to step in after the pro-EU Tory is branded ‘Nazi’ by protesters
8 Jan 2019
Did John Bercow jump before he was pushed?
John Bercow
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Did John Bercow jump before he was pushed?

Speaker of the House to stand down next summer following huge pressure over allegations of bullying
17 Oct 2018
John Bercow to ‘step down next month’
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John Bercow to ‘step down next month’

Commons Speaker has faced calls to go after numerous accusations of bullying
15 May 2018
PM backs calls for inquiry into John Bercow bullying claims
John Bercow
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PM backs calls for inquiry into John Bercow bullying claims

Commons Speaker ‘strongly denies’ claims by former private secretary
2 May 2018
John Bercow under fire for expensing £172 one-mile drive
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John Bercow under fire for expensing £172 one-mile drive

Speaker accused of 'obscene waste' after FOI reveals his proclivity for chauffeur-driven travel
24 Jul 2015
Tories aim to 'bury' Speaker thanks to Hague's plotting
The Mole
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Tories aim to 'bury' Speaker thanks to Hague's plotting

Not one but two Machiavellian plots uncovered: Miliband was led into the VAT trap, it transpires
26 Mar 2015
MPs gloat as Speaker Bercow loses power struggle
The Mole
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MPs gloat as Speaker Bercow loses power struggle

Committee tears up John Bercow's plans for hiring Clerk - and there’s a move afoot to get rid of him
18 Dec 2014
Bercow causes outrage with tribute to 'kaleidoscope Queen'
John Bercow and the Queen
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Bercow causes outrage with tribute to 'kaleidoscope Queen'

Controversy as Speaker's Westminster introduction takes longer than Queen's speech
20 Mar 2012