British politician and former Speaker of the House of Commons (2009–2019)
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John Simon Bercow is a British academic and politician who served as Speaker of the House of Commons from 2009 to 2019, and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Buckingham between 1997 and 2019. He was the first MP who was elected Speaker without previously serving as a Deputy Speaker since Selwyn Lloyd in 1971. Prior to his election as Speaker, he was a Conservative Party MP.
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UK can still get Brexit deal approved this month: parliament speakerThe British government still has the opportunity to get its Brexit deal through parliament in time to leave the European Union at the end of October, the speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow..
UK speaker rules against government trying to get another vote on Brexit dealBritain's parliamentary speaker John Bercow told the government on Monday it could not again try to get a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal because it was posing the same question to..
UK parliament speaker to rule on Monday if government can put Brexit deal to vote againThe speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said he would rule on Monday if he will allow the government to put forward a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
UK parliament speaker selects Letwin amendment for voteThe speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said on Saturday he had selected for a vote a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification..
UK parliament silenced? Hoarse Speaker Bercow battles to be heardSpeaker John Bercow, one of the most prominent voices in Britain's Brexit debate, struggled to make himself heard on Thursday when a sore throat cruelly reduced his customary booming cry of "Order!..
UK parliament speaker says election cannot happen before October 31The speaker of Britain's House of Commons John Bercow said on Thursday that, under existing rules, a national election could not be held before the country is due to leave the European Union at the end..
UK House of Commons to sit on Wednesday: Speaker BercowBritain's lower house of parliament, the House of Commons, will sit on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful, Commons Speaker John..
UK Speaker Bercow says House of Commons must convene without delayBritain's House of Commons must convene without delay, Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday, welcoming a ruling by the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament..
Outgoing Speaker Bercow: would not rule out second Brexit referendumOutgoing speaker of the British House of Commons John Bercow would not rule out a second referendum to solve the country's Brexit impasse, he told an audience in Zurich on Thursday.
UK parliament's speaker promises 'creativity' to ensure PM Johnson obeys Brexit delay lawHouse of Commons speaker John Bercow, has promised to use "creativity" to ensure Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not ignore a law which would prevent him taking Britain out of the European Union..
Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows outHouse of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the..
UK parliament Speaker John Bercow announces he will quitBritain's House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role, issuing a warning to the government not to..
UK's governing Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next electionBritain's governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of..
UK parliament speaker approves emergency Brexit debateThe speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, approved an emergency debate in parliament on Brexit put forward by a group of lawmakers who are seeking to block leaving the EU without a deal.
UK PM Johnson's parliament suspension plan a 'constitutional outrage': speakerPrime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to extend the period during which parliament does not normally sit is a "constitutional outrage" designed to stop lawmakers debating Brexit, speaker of the lower..
Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: TelegraphBritish House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported.
Ex-minister denied vote to test new British PM's support: BBCEx-foreign office minister Alan Duncan quit his post on Monday to try to force an emergency vote testing parliament's confidence in a new Conservative prime minister but the speaker John Bercow turned..
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Online Petition to Cancel Brexit Crashes UK Parliament Websiteby Simon Baxendale - If you have been paying attention to any news regarding the UK in recent weeks or months, you will likely know that the country’s divorce from the European Union is still..
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