John Bercow

Why Modernising Speaker John Bercow Must Stay

Dawn Butler | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dawn Butler

If the Prime Minister respects the will of the people she will call an end to the partisan manoeuvring by some of her MPs. Mr Speaker has my full support and that of my Labour colleagues. We are ready to defend him because his modernising agenda is right for Westminster and right for the country.

Anti-Trump Protesters Gather Outside Parliament As MPs Debate State Visit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

Hundreds of people descended on parliament on Monday evening in a colourful show of defiance against the impending state visit of Donald Trump. On the...

The Truth About John Bercow's Comments At The University Of Reading

Dr Mark Shanahan | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Mark Shanahan

Mr Bercow was gracious, open and honest throughout the almost five hours he spent with students and others here at Reading. He did much to break down the barriers that exist between those of us who study politics and those that practise it. Reading politics students are now getting a lesson in what political opponents can do when a University guest becomes a political target.

Ministers Back Move To Oust John Bercow, Claims Tory MP

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Politics

Ministers are supporting a move to oust John Bercow as Speaker of the House of Commons, the Tory MP behind the move has claimed. James Duddridge table...

Sunday Show Round-Up: John Bercow Row, David Davis' 'Sexism' And Labour Leadership Plans

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Last week it was Housing Minister Gavin Barwell, this week it’s Leader of the Commons David Lidington who danced across the Sun...

Speaker John Bercow In Fresh Impartiality Row Over Remain Vote Remarks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK

Commons Speaker John Bercow has insisted his impartiality is not damaged by reports he told students that he voted Remain in the EU referendum. Bercow...

The 5 Most Batsh*t Moments From Donald Trump Land This Week (For Brits)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK

OK, we’re 23 days in but the pace of Donald Trump’s presidency has not slowed one jot. The Muslim ban is still a thing, John Bercow is in trouble ...

The Speaker Should Be Applauded, Not Ousted

Naz Shah | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Naz Shah

The Speaker represents the House of Commons, not just the members who reside there, but everything it stands for. Our values and our laws could not be clearer on equality for all. By speaking out in the way he did, he did not overstep the mark, but defended the honour of the House and all it stands for.

Motion To Fire John Bercow Labelled 'Utterly Ridiculous' And 'Misguided'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

A Tory MP behind a bid to oust John Bercow claims the Commons Speaker could be “dead in the water” within days if MPs voiced their private concern...

Thousands Sign 'No Confidence' Petition Calling For John Bercow To Be Fired As Speaker

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for John Bercow to lose his position as House of Commons speaker following his unprecedented attack...

Commons Speaker Faces No Confidence Motion Over Donald Trump Attack

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK

A Tory MP has tabled a no confidence motion in House of Commons speaker John Bercow, after his unprecedented attack on Donald Trump. James Duddridge t...

Tory MP Says John Bercow Has 'Lost The Confidence Of The House'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK

John Bercow’s days as Speaker of the House of Commons are “numbered”, according to a Tory MP who wants Theresa May to allow her ministers to uns...

John Bercow Defends Speech Banning Donald Trump From Parliament

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics

John Bercow has defended his decision to ban Donald Trump from speaking in parliament after he received a barrage of criticism from Tory MPs. In an un...

John Bercow's Position 'Untenable' After Donald Trump Attack

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics

John Bercow is facing calls to resign as Commons Speaker after he ruled Donald Trump would be banned from speaking in parliament when he visits the Un...

The Waugh Zone February 7, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, February 7… 1) BREX BOMB? Labour’s amendments to the Brexit bill fell last night, defeated by r...

Here's John Bercow's Extraordinary Attack On 'Racist, Sexist' Donald Trump In Full

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK

John Bercow has stunned Westminster with a speech attacking “racist, sexist” Donald Trump, pledging to bar the president from speaking in parliame...

'Racist, Sexist' Trump Won't Speak In Westminster - Bercow

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump’s “racism and sexism” make him unfit to speak in Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has...

The Waugh Zone January 31, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, January 31… 1) GIVE ME YOUR HUDDLED MESSES Theresa May will be keen to shift the political focus ...

Speaker Bercow 'Could Refuse' Trump Westminster Hall Honour

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Politics

Commons Speaker John Bercow is one of just three people who could refuse Donald Trump the honour of delivering a speech in the UK Parliament’s histo...

Bercow Calls Defence Minister 'Stupid' As Trident Row Rages

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Politics

"Picking a fight with the chairman of the select committee is a rather stupid thing to do." Speaker's comment picked up by mic... pic.twitter.com/upG9...

Bercow: 10 Years On - A Review for Children with SLCN

Bob Reitemeier | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK
Bob Reitemeier

This week marks an important step for I CAN. Last July, in partnership with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) we launched B...

Children With Language Disorders: Missed Or Mis-Identified?

Mary Hartshorne | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents
Mary Hartshorne

So there's a strong likelihood that these unidentified children may be 'hidden' elsewhere in the DfE statistics. Children's needs are identified, but the language component is not. But are there other reasons for children with language difficulties not being spotted?

John Bercow Slaps Down Gum-Chewing MP With Hilarious 'Statesman' Snipe

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Politics

An SNP MP today faced a dressing down from John Bercow, after he was spotted by the House of Commons Speaker chewing gum. Bercow joked that Angus Mac...

Early Identification And Intervention

Mary Hartshorne | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Hartshorne

Early identification is everyone's responsibility. With the increased requirement for all school staff to identify a child who is struggling and put the support in place it is ever more important that they have the skills and knowledge they need to be able to do so.

Theresa May Should Tackle China's Forced Organ Harvesting As A Crime Against Humanity, As Mr Speaker Hosts Film Screening In Parliament With Miss World Canada

Benedict Rogers | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

It is time for the United Kingdom to lead the way in addressing this issue, just as Mrs May has championed tackling human trafficking. The United Kingdom, together with other allies, should call on the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate China's forced organ harvesting - or, failing that, conduct its own investigation.