John Bercow

MP, Buckingham

Buckingham Speaker

John Bercow’s voting in Parliament

John Bercow is a Speaker MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Speaker MPs.

This is a selection of John Bercow’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes

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John Bercow

Recent appearances

  • Public Transport (Greater Manchester) 21 Jul 2015

    I assume the hon. Lady has the consent both of the hon. Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (Jonathan Reynolds) and of the Minister.
  • Petitions: Speed limit and traffic calming on Monmouth Road in Walsall 21 Jul 2015

    Order. I think we need to hear fully this petition about the speed limit and traffic calming on Monmouth Road in Walsall, which we cannot adequately do if people are leaving the Chamber noisily. People will leave the Chamber in a decorous manner, following the example of the hon. Member for North Dorset (Simon Hoare), who is leaving in a very statesmanlike fashion. The hon. Member for...
  • Delegated Legislation: Health and Safety 21 Jul 2015

    Of course, in common with most attempted points of order, this is a not a matter for the Chair. That said, I can confirm that the House of Lords has communicated by message that it has resolved that a Joint Committee should be appointed to consider the Government’s proposals on English votes for English laws, a resolution to which it desires the agreement of the Commons. This message...

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Speaker, and MP for Buckingham

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Committee Mandates
  • Public Service Agreements
  • Burma
  • Sudan
  • Performance Targets

Currently held offices

  • Speaker of the House of Commons (since 22 Jun 2009)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (30 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (23 Jun 2010 to 30 Jun 2010)
  • Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (18 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (28 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Members Estimate Committee (22 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (22 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 22 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2005 to 22 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (24 May 2005 to 22 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (8 Nov 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Nov 2004 to 22 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (7 Nov 2003 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (3 Nov 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (16 Dec 2002 to 5 Jan 2004)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (2 Jan 2002 to 1 Dec 2002)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (11 Jun 2001 to 23 Jul 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jan 2000 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (15 Jun 1998 to 5 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 374 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 104 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2508 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Donations to my campaign for re-election to the House of Commons were received as follows:
Name of donor: APX Autopart Express Ltd
Address of donor: 34 Greenhill Crescent, Watford Business Park, Watford WD18 8JU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 14 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 21 November 2014

Donor status: company, registration 09255164

(Registered 05 December 2014)
Name of donor: Dreamsland Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Hamlet Mews, London SE21 8HG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 10 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 21 November 2014

Donor status: company, registration 05055257

(Registered 05 December 2014)
Name of donor: London College of Accountancy Ltd
Address of donor: 19 Charterhouse St, London EC1N 6RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 20 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 21 November 2014

Donor status: company, registration 03914791

(Registered 05 December 2014)
Name of donor: Lord Gulam Noon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date of receipt: 18 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 21 November 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 December 2014)
Name of donor: Mr Kishorkant Bhatessa
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date of receipt: 20 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 15 December 2014

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 December 2014)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Mr Jon Smith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for football match on 9 May 2015, value £550

Date received: 9 May 2015

Date accepted: 9 May 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 May 2015)
Name of donor: The Queens Club,
Address of donor: Palliser Road, London W14 9EQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for Royal Box at Aegon Championship Finals on 21 June 2015, and associated hospitality; value £500.90 in total

Date of receipt: 9 June 2015

Date of acceptance: 21 June 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 00023072

(Registered 03 July 2015)
Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis Club
Address of donor: Church Road, London SW9 5AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for the royal box at the championships at Wimbledon, with associated hospitality; value £3,200

Date received: 9 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 9 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 07546773

(Registered 29 July 2015)
Name of donor: Association of Tennis Professionals
Address of donor: Palliser House, Palliser Road, London W14 9EB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend the championships at Wimbledon, and associated hospitality, value £1,666

Date received: 10 July 2015

Date of acceptance: 10 July 2015

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 29 July 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in London, owned jointly with my wife (Updated 12 August 2013): (i) and (ii) (Registered 05 April 2013)
8. Miscellaneous
On 9 November 2014 I received two tickets for the ATP World Tour Finals from Team 8 Global, 30650 Pinetree Road, Suite 1, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124. Estimated value: £240. (Registered 26 November 2014)
On 13 November 2014 I received two tickets to the ATP World Tour Finals, estimated value £240, and on 14,15 and 16 November 2014 I attended matches at an estimated total value of £360; all funded by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) , Palliser Road, London W14 9EB. (Registered 26 November 2014)
On 9 January 2015 (Updated 12 February 2015) I received and accepted two tickets, with hospitality, for the Arsenal v Stoke City football match on 11 January 2015, with an estimated value of £550. Donor: Arsenal Football Club, Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU. (Registered 03 February 2015)
On 21 January 2014 I received and accepted two tickets, with hospitality, for the Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal football match on 25 January 2015, with an estimated value of £550. Donor: Brighton and Hove Albion FC, American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton BN1 9BL. (Registered 03 February 2015)
On 30 May 2015, I received two tickets for the FA Cup Final. Estimated value: £240. Donor: Football Association Wembley Stadium PO Box 1966. London SW1P. (Registered 12 June 2015)
On 17 May 2015 I received two tickets for the Barclays Premier League Manchester vs Arsenal match. Estimated value: £240. Donor: Mr Ravi Gill. (Registered 12 June 2015)

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