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Bercow resigning (n/t) 15:46 - Sep 9 with 2957 viewsGavTWTD


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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:48 - Sep 9 with 2094 viewsEastTownBlue

Managed to annoy the government for the final time by ensuring that this parliament elects his replacement.

Be careful what you wish for ...
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:50 - Sep 9 with 2062 viewsRadlett_blue

Best news we've had in a while. Pompous little ass, although my best friend lives in Buckingham & says Bercow is actually a decent local MP.
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:50 - Sep 9 with 2049 viewstabletopjoe

Note the ‘impartial’ Speaker’s applause from one side of the house. Very telling.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:51 - Sep 9 with 2035 viewsSteve_M

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:50 - Sep 9 by tabletopjoe

Note the ‘impartial’ Speaker’s applause from one side of the house. Very telling.


Are you suggesting that one party in Parliament is blaming the referee?

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:56 - Sep 9 with 1983 viewsPinewoodblue

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:51 - Sep 9 by Steve_M

Are you suggesting that one party in Parliament is blaming the referee?


Even though he is one of their own.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:04 - Sep 9 with 1914 viewsSwansea_Blue

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:50 - Sep 9 by tabletopjoe

Note the ‘impartial’ Speaker’s applause from one side of the house. Very telling.


Don't you just hate parliamentary sovereignty eh?

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:05 - Sep 9 with 1906 viewsSitfcB

In time for I’m A Celeb...

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:09 - Sep 9 with 1869 viewsWD19

What is it they say about you never noticing a good referee!?
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:10 - Sep 9 with 1853 viewsGirthyguy

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:05 - Sep 9 by SitfcB

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Good shout that.
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:32 - Sep 9 with 1756 viewstabletopjoe

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:56 - Sep 9 by Pinewoodblue

Even though he is one of their own.


‘Conservative’ and ‘Labour’ mean nothing anymore. This is yet more evidence of this.

'Let the ignorant argue with themselves' -- CL

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:37 - Sep 9 with 1718 viewsSE1blue

Started off well but then became a caricature of himself.

Would have been a vintage Spitting Image character or mysteriously murdered in a Dickens novel.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:41 - Sep 9 with 1692 viewsfooters

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:09 - Sep 9 by WD19

What is it they say about you never noticing a good referee!?


Doesn't really work like that in the Commons tho does it. Michael Martin was a rubbish Speaker because he struggled to control the house. Mrs Boothroyd on the other hand...

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:41 - Sep 9 with 1686 viewsjeera

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:37 - Sep 9 by SE1blue

Started off well but then became a caricature of himself.

Would have been a vintage Spitting Image character or mysteriously murdered in a Dickens novel.


Spitting Image. I wonder why it disappeared.

How that would look at the moment.

I'd like to see it!

Well it looks like a duck, it sounds like a duck. Nope, dunno what it is.
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:43 - Sep 9 with 1677 viewsSwansea_Blue

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:32 - Sep 9 by tabletopjoe

‘Conservative’ and ‘Labour’ mean nothing anymore. This is yet more evidence of this.


His duty is to the House, not any particular faction.

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Correct on 16:43 - Sep 9 with 1680 viewsDyland

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:32 - Sep 9 by tabletopjoe

‘Conservative’ and ‘Labour’ mean nothing anymore. This is yet more evidence of this.


It's simply Deal or No Deal.

Maybe Noel Edmonds should be the new Speaker.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:43 - Sep 9 with 1668 viewsSE1blue

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:41 - Sep 9 by jeera

Spitting Image. I wonder why it disappeared.

How that would look at the moment.

I'd like to see it!


It would have so much to work with.

And I'd love to see Spitting Image Trump.

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And the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill on 16:46 - Sep 9 with 1653 viewsGuthrum

Has just gained royal assent to become law.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:46 - Sep 9 with 1646 viewswkj

The "I dont give a fk about the world any more" side of me hope JRM becomes speaker

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:48 - Sep 9 with 1627 viewstractordownsouth

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:46 - Sep 9 by wkj

The "I dont give a fk about the world any more" side of me hope JRM becomes speaker


I’d be up for that. Means he can’t vote unless it’s deadlocked iirc

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:49 - Sep 9 with 1630 viewswkj

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:41 - Sep 9 by jeera

Spitting Image. I wonder why it disappeared.

How that would look at the moment.

I'd like to see it!


Supposedly it is coming back via HBO

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/2017/04/24/spitting-image-make-comeback-new-hbo-s

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:50 - Sep 9 with 1627 viewsGuthrum

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:32 - Sep 9 by tabletopjoe

‘Conservative’ and ‘Labour’ mean nothing anymore. This is yet more evidence of this.


Given those bodies only came into being due to political issues a century and more in the past, it's not surprising they eventually dissolve and change under the strains of a new one.

Good Lord! Whatever is it?
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:53 - Sep 9 with 1604 viewsfactual_blue

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:50 - Sep 9 by tabletopjoe

Note the ‘impartial’ Speaker’s applause from one side of the house. Very telling.


What that tells me is that tories, as well as being traditionally stupid, are also ineffably rude.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 16:58 - Sep 9 with 1586 viewsElderGrizzly

I shared a few drinks and couple of hours of frank discussion with him a few of months ago and he is a genuinely nice person.

Principled, honest and frankly probably too open for his own good. He has some tales to tell thats for sure!
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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 17:01 - Sep 9 with 1556 viewshampstead_blue

now this is a man truly out for himself.

Ignores the rules of the Speaker.

Cretin.

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Bercow resigning (n/t) on 17:05 - Sep 9 with 1520 viewsWeWereZombies

Bercow resigning (n/t) on 15:48 - Sep 9 by EastTownBlue

Managed to annoy the government for the final time by ensuring that this parliament elects his replacement.

Be careful what you wish for ...


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