John Bercow

'Discourteous And Incompetent' Watch John Bercow Brutally Slap Down Sajid Javid In The Commons

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Politics

Commons Speaker John Bercow delivered an almighty slap down to Business Secretary Sajid Javid today, branding him “discourteous and incompetent” a...

Could The SNP Really Overturn 400 Years Of No Clapping Tradition In The Commons?

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

The SNP's newest cohort of MPs could help push for the overturning of a centuries-old Westminster tradition, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has ...

Bercow Told To Take The Tube After £172 One Mile Chauffeur Drive

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK Politics

John Bercow was lambasted by a Treasury minister on Friday after racking up a £172 bill being chauffeur-driven to a conference just 0.7 miles (1.1km)...

Watch John Bercow Shout 'Sit Down, Man!' At George Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne was given an extraordinary telling off by Commons Speaker John Bercow today during a fiery parliamentary clash. Mr Bercow leapt to h...

David Cameron Gives 'Disgraceful Reply' To Proposed PMQs Reform

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron ducked reform of Prime Minister’s Questions with a “disgraceful” reply to a long-term critic of the weekly bouts. Labour MP Pau...

Speaker Bercow Fights Back Tears After Charles Kennedy Death

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Politics

Speaker John Bercow fought back tears as he said the House of Commons will mourn the passing of Charles Kennedy, a "principled, progressive and passio...

The SNP Are Proudly Trashing The Westminster Establishment - And Having Fun Doing It

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Politics

There's been no shortage of political stirs caused by new Scottish nationalist MPs, who seem far more preoccupied with getting stuck in, debating legi...

Four Things Sally Bercow Should NOT Do Next

Natasha Courtenay-Smith | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Natasha Courtenay-Smith

If ever there was a story of a woman walking eyes wide open into car crash territory, then over the past week we have been watching it as Sally Bercow's marriage to John Bercow breaks down in public.

John Bercow To Be Re-Elected Speaker Of The Commons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Politics

John Bercow will be installed unopposed as Speaker of the House of Commons today after Tory backbenchers agreed not to object to his re-election. M...

John Bercow's Wife 'Heartbroken' By Husband's Cousin After 'Affair'

The Huffington Post/PA | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Politics

The wife of House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has admitted she is a "terrible wife" after being accused of having an affair with her husband's cous...

Watch Labour MPs Give Standing Ovation To Tory Over Bercow 'Plot'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Politics

Labour MPs stood and applauded Conservative Charles Walker in parliament on Thursday, following the Tory MP's emotional defence of John Bercow. Ear...

John Bercow Survives 'Grubby' Tory 'Plot' To Oust Him As Speaker

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Politics

John Bercow has defiantly insisted he intends to remain as Speaker of the House of Commons, amid a failed Conservative "plot" to remove him from the j...

Tory Coup To Oust Bercow As Speaker

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Politics

John Bercow will not be re-elected as Speaker of the House of Commons should a coup by top Tories succeed. On Wednesday it was revealed Conservative M...

John Bercow Apologises For Comparing Female MP To A Kitchen Appliance

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Politics

The Speaker of the House of Commons has issued an apology to Employment Minister Esther McVey after comparing her to a washing machine during Work And...

Crumbling Westminster May Be Abandoned

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Politics

The Palace of Westminster may have to be abandoned within 20 years unless an extensive programme of repairs and modernisation is agreed, John Bercow h...

Is This The Most Puerile Thing To Nearly Happen At PMQs?

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Politics

A group of Tory MPs tried to knock over a cameraman filming Prime Minister's Question Time so that the crew would be blamed for the disturbance and be...

'Shambles!' 'Trickery!' 'Disgrace!' - What Happened In Parliament To Get MPs So Angry?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Politics

The Government has been accused of orchestrating a "shambles" over a controversial vote on the European Arrest Warrant - which turned out not to be a ...

Bercow Faces Mutiny Over Commons Aussie Clerk Debacle

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Politics

The House of Commons will find itself in a "terrible mess" if the proposed candidate for the senior official's role takes office, a senior MP has warn...

Be Brave Bercow - Or You'll Be the One Out of Your Depth

Grant Feller | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

Baroness Boothroyd spoke out after it was revealed that the current Speaker wants inexperienced Australian Carol Mills to be his £200,000 a year Commons Clerk, despite little obvious affinity for the job.

'PMQs Should Stand For Public Question Time'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband said he would subject himself to a regular interrogation by ordinary voters at Westminster if he becomes prime minister. The Labour lea...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'I'm Up For A Fight'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 23 July 2014... 1) 'I'M UP FOR A FIGHT' I've done a (long) profile of Ed Miliband's 'secret weapon...

Asa Bennett

Someone Wrote A Poem About PMQs And Sent It To John Bercow | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Politics

John Bercow has been getting tons of letters from the public, pouring scorn on parliament's "nodding donkeys" and "sneering fools" at Prime Minister'...

Asa Bennett

Is Cameron Mentally Ill? Public Still Deeply Unimpressed With PMQs | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Politics

"Nodding donkeys", "sneering fools", "jeering cranks" and "screeching women", despite the best efforts of John Bercow, the public are still less than ...

Which MP Has Denied Being A Sex Symbol? *Innocent Face*

PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Politics

John Bercow has insisted he is not a sex symbol. The Commons speaker rejected wife Sally's contention that the role had made him more attractive. ...

LISTEN: Osborne Under Fire For Hiring Coulson After Hacking Verdict

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been accused of a "terrible error of judgement" by advising David Cameron to bring Andy Coulson into government as his chief spin d...