Archive: House Of Commons Speakers

John Bercow (l) with William Hague in the Commons chamber

Hague's last defeat: Labour MPs block 'grubby' anti-Bercow coup

MPs have defeated William Hague's "grubby" attack on John Bercow by blocking a move to introduce secret ballots on Speaker elections.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Ukip leader Nigel Farage, has announced his intention to stand against Speaker John Bercow at the next general election.

    Farage to challenge Bercow seat

    Ukip leader Nigel Farage, will announce tomorrow that he intends to stand against John Bercow at the next general election.

  • John Bercow faces his first big Commons test

    Bercow prepares for first PMQs

    New Speaker John Bercow is preparing to conduct his first ever prime minister's questions today, following a difficult first day which saw him on the receiving end of criticism from his own party.

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