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Trump will be barred from speaking in Parliament - Business Insider

LONDON — House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has announced that he intends to block US President Donald Trump from addressing Parliament when Trump visits the UK later this year. It is customary for visiting presidents to address MPs and members of ...and more »

UK Speaker wants to ban 'racist' Trump from parliament - Irish Independent

The British Speaker of the House of Commons was applauded yesterday as he said he "strongly opposed" Donald Trump addressing the parliament during the US president's forthcoming state visit. John Bercow's extraordinary intervention prompted sustained ...and more »

Cabinet minister Sajid Javid rebukes John Bercow after his block on Donald Trump speaking to Parliament - The Independent

A Cabinet minister has hit out at Speaker John Bercow after he dramatically blocked Donald Trump from addressing Parliament, saying: “He doesn't speak for the Government.” Sajid Javid suggested the intervention – when Mr Bercow said the President's ...and more »

Donald Trump will not be allowed to address Parliament on UK state visit, says Speaker John Bercow - The Independent

Donald Trump will not be welcome to address Parliament on his state visit to the UK because of its opposition to racism and to sexism, the Speaker of the House of Commons has said in a major snub to the American President. In a dramatic intervention ...and more »

Trump Plan to Visit UK Sets Off Political Dispute - New York Times

LONDON — State visits to Britain are supposed to be about ceremony — banquets at Buckingham Palace, rides in horse-drawn coaches and small talk with Queen Elizabeth II — rather than politics. But even before a date has been set, President Trump's ...and more »

Donald Trump should not be allowed to speak in UK parliament, says Speaker - The Guardian

Donald Trump is unfit to address MPs, according to the Speaker of the House of Commons, who said that he would refuse to invite the US president to speak at Westminster because of parliament's long held opposition “to racism and to sexism”. John Bercow ...and more »

UK speaker opposes letting US President Trump address parliament - Deutsche Welle

Britain's House of Commons speaker has announced in the chamber that he was 'strongly opposed' to allowing US President Donald Trump make an address there. A state visit is planned later this year. Großbritannien Parlamentssprecher John Bercow in ...and more »

Call to block Trump from addressing British Parliament stirs controversy - Washington Post

LONDON — A day after his extraordinary intervention, the speaker of the House of Commons has come under fire for going too far in insisting that President Trump should not be permitted to address British Parliament during his upcoming state visit ...and more »

'Itchy' clerks wigs are scrapped after 300 years to make Commons less 'stuffy' -

The 300-year-old custom of clerks wearing wigs in the Commons has been scrapped to save money and make the Commons "less stuffy". John Bercow, the Speaker, lifted the requirement but said that clerks will still be required to wear robes to distinguish ...and more »

When Trump Visits England, Parliament May Close Their Doors to Him - Jezebel

British Prime Minister Theresa May invited Donald Trump, our fluorescent ham rump-in-chief, to visit the United Kingdom just days after his inauguration. On this trip, he would meet Queen Elizabeth II (heaven help her) and, typically, he would address ...and more »