Speaker

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Were You Up For Clegg?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 18 February 2014... 1) WERE YOU UP FOR CLEGG? Nick Clegg may be reaching out to Labour thes...

This Speaker Is Made From A Single Sheet Of A4 Paper

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Tech

There are definitely speakers that sound better than this - but there are none which are quite so… flat. Designed by Coralie Gourguechon, this pa...

People Are 'Suspicious And Despairing' Of The Political System

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Politics

Commons Speaker John Bercow delivered a stinging verdict on the coalition in an interview for Sky News, suggesting that the reason why the local elect...

Taxpayers' 'Fleeced' Over £30,000-A-Year Bill To Rent Fig Trees For MPs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK Politics

The £30,000-a-year bill for renting a dozen fig trees for an MPs' office block has "horrified" Commons Speaker John Bercow. Bercow accepted the ta...

Order! Order! Prime Minister's Questions Celebrates 50 Years

Huffington Post UK | Sam Hunter | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Politics

Prime Minister's Questions celebrates its 50th anniversary next Monday. Unique among the world's parliaments, PMQs offers a raucous insight into the t...

The Speaker's Key Moments

The Huffington Post | Chris Wimpress | Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Politics

Since taking the chair two years ago the Speaker of the House of Commons has introduced some big changes to the way the Chamber is run, and upset a fe...