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John Bercow resigns as House of Commons speaker in emotional speech

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow on Monday announced his resignation. Bercow said he would go by October 31, the planned date of the UK’s exit from the European Union. He committed to remaining “the backbenchers’ backstop” in the meantime. Bercow announced his resignation after the Conservatives moved to break […]
John Bercow resigns as House of Commons speaker in emotional speech
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What does John Bercow’s explosive intervention mean for Brexit?

Theresa May’s government is reeling from John Bercow’s bombshell announcement. The House of Commons Speaker said on Monday that the prime minister cannot put her Brexit deal to another vote as planned until there are substantial changes to it. The UK government is trying to put together a plan B […]
What does John Bercow’s explosive intervention mean for Brexit?
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Theresa May cannot hold 3rd vote on her Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May could be barred from holding another vote on her Brexit deal. In an explosive intervention, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Monday that governments could not ask MPs to vote repeatedly on the same proposition. “What the government cannot legitimately do is to […]
Theresa May cannot hold 3rd vote on her Brexit deal
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Commons Speaker John Bercow named in new Westminster harassment allegations

Three MPs named in Newsnight investigation into Westminster harassment and bullying. One is Commons speaker John Bercow, who allegedly bullied a female clerk out of her job. Labour’s Paul Farrelly and Conservative Mark Pritchard are also accused of aggressive and degrading behaviour towards female staff. Jo Swinson, Lib Dem deputy […]
Commons Speaker John Bercow named in new Westminster harassment allegations