Speaker of the House of Commons

A Very Reasonable Adjustment

Fran Springfield | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics
Fran Springfield

The Speaker of the House of Commons ruled last week that male MPs need not wear a tie. There has been much fuss made in various newspapers about this. Many correspondents to letters pages seem to regard it as a lowering of standards.

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 03.09.2017 | 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.

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...

John Bercow 'Should Rent Out Taxpayer-Funded Mansion During The Olympics'

Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

John Bercow should rent his taxpayer-funded flat in the Houses of Parliament to tourists during the Olympic Games, a Tory MP has said. Conservative...

VIDEO: Questions Surround Police Officers Conduct After 'Assault' Outside Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Politics

Footage showing police officers pinning a Labour MP's researcher to the ground outside the Houses of Parliament - in what the researcher says was an ...

King Bercow?

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK Politics

The Queen should be replaced as Britain's head of state by the Speaker of the House of Commons, veteran Labour politician Tony Benn has suggested. ...

Commons Serjeant-At-Arms Announces She's Retiring

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Politics

Jill Pay, the Serjeant-at-Arms of the House of Commons, has announced she is to retire after 17 years working in Parliament. In her letter to the...