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MPs back John Bercow's call for Donald Trump to be blocked from addressing Parliament - The Independent

MPs from across the political divide have voiced their support for Speaker John Bercow after he spoke out against Donald Trump addressing Parliament. In an extraordinary piece of political rhetoric in the Commons, Mr Bercow said he would not be ...and more »

What does the Speaker of the House of Commons do and what do they earn? - Metro

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow was recently told to 'consider his position' after branding Donald Trump 'racist' and calling for a veto on the President addressing Parliament. Man arrested over explosion at Southgate Tube station that injured ...and more »

We will boycott Trump speech, say Labour's female MPs - The Guardian

Harriet Harman leads call to 'empty chair' US president if he is invited to address parliament on state visit. Toby Helm Political editor. Sat 4 Feb 2017 16.19 EST Last modified on Fri 1 Dec 2017 22.37 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

'Itchy' clerks wigs are scrapped after 300 years to make Commons less 'stuffy' - Telegraph.co.uk

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 »

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 »

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 ...and more »

John Bercow does not speak for Britain, just for his own monstrous ego - Telegraph.co.uk

John Bercow, the Speaker of the Commons, occupies one of the great offices of state, one with an illustrious history. Perhaps the most famous Speaker was William Lenthall, who in 1642 defied a king in defence of parliamentary authority, an event that ...and more »

John Bercow branded a hypocrite for banning Trump from speaking in Parliament - Business Insider

LONDON — House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has been accused of hypocrisy for his plan to ban US President Donald Trump from addressing Parliament when he visits Britain later this year. Bercow grabbed international headlines on Monday when ...and more »

Lord Fowler clashes with Commons speaker counterpart John Bercow over Trump visit - the Irish News

THE House of Lords speaker has clashed with his Commons counterpart and vowed to keep an "open mind" about any request by US President Donald Trump to address Parliament "if and when it is made". In a brief statement to peers, Lord Fowler said he ...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 »