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John Bercow

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

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  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    I do hope that, with the passage of time, the right hon. Member for North Shropshire will learn to overcome his natural shyness and to tell us what he really thinks.
  • Deputy Speakers 22 Jun 2017

    In accordance with Standing Order No. 2A, I will now announce the arrangements for the ballot for the election of Deputy Speakers. The ballot will be held in Committee Room 8 from 10 am to 1.30 pm on Wednesday 28 June. Nominations may be submitted in the Table Office and in the procedural hub in Portcullis House from 10 am to 5 pm on Tuesday 27 June. Nomination forms, and a briefing note...
  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    Order. At this early stage of the Parliament, can I just say something that I think is quite important for future reference? There are time limits for questioning on statements, which, in the last Parliament, were very substantially disregarded. That cannot happen in this Parliament, because it is not fair to Back Benchers. That is my first point. My second point—forgive me; the right...

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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

We don't know whether John Bercow campaigned to leave, or stay in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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 13 Jun 2017)
  • Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 18 May 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 30 Mar 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (18 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (30 Jun 2010 to 18 May 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 3 May 2017)
  • 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, House of Commons Commission (22 Jun 2009 to 3 May 2017)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (22 Jun 2009 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 1 Sep 2004)
  • 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) (23 Jul 2002 to 1 Nov 2002)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Sep 2001 to 23 Jul 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jul 2000 to 1 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (1 Jun 1999 to 1 Jul 2000)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (15 Jun 1998 to 5 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 22 Jun 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 452 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all John Bercow’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • People have made 99 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 2963 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Sir David Garrard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for re-election to the House of Commons

Date received: 25 April 2017

Date accepted: 25 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 May 2017)
Name of donor: Sun Mark Ltd
Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford, UB6 8UH

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for re-election to the House of Commons

Date received: 29 April 2017

Date accepted: 29 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 03010238

(Registered 02 May 2017)
Name of donor: Michael Keegan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for re-election to the House of Commons

Date received: 26 April 2017

Date accepted: 26 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 May 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Michael Levy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my campaign for re-election to the House of Commons

Date received: 29 April 2017

Date accepted: 29 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 May 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Manchester City Football Club Ltd
Address of donor: Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match, with associated hospitality; value £1,440

Date received: 8 May 2016

Date accepted: 8 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 40946

(Registered 16 May 2016)
Name of donor: The Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket to attend the Aegon Championships on 16 June 2016, with associated hospitality; value £265

Date received: 16 June 2016

Date accepted: 16 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 22 June 2016)
Name of donor: The Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket to attend the Aegon International Eastbourne on 25 June 2016, with associated hospitality; value £249

Date received: 25 June 2016

Date accepted: 25 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 07 July 2016)
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 Wimbledon championships on 7 July 2016, and associated hospitality, value £452

Date received: 7 July 2016

Date accepted: 7 July 2016

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 12 July 2016)
Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis Club, Church Road, Wimbledon , London SW19 5AE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for the Royal Box at the Wimbledon championships on 8 July 2016, value £7,790

Date received: 8 July 2016

Date accepted: 8 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07546773

(Registered 12 July 2016)
Name of donor: Gleneagles Hotels Ltd
Address of donor: Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1NF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: whilst undertaking a visit in my capacity as Speaker, for a member of staff and myself, one night's accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £2,815

Date received: 8 September 2016

Date accepted: 8 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration SC097000

(Registered 03 October 2016)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, with associated hospitality, for the Davis Cup semi final at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow between 16 and 18 September 2016, value £1,384.80

Date received: 16 September 2016

Date accepted: 16 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 11 October 2016)
Name of donor: Arsenal Football Club
Address of donor: Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match on 6 November 2016, and associated hospitality; total value £550

Date received: 6 November 2016

Date accepted: 6 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 10 November 2016)
Name of donor: Ravi Gill
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match on 19 November 2016, and associated hospitality; total value £810

Date received: 19 November 2016

Date accepted: 19 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 November 2016)
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 ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday 20 November 2016, and associated hospitality; total value £385

Date received: 20 November 2016

Date accepted: 20 November 2016

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 December 2016)
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 ATP World Tour Finals on Monday 14 November 2016, and associated hospitality, value £277

Date received: 14 November 2016

Date accepted: 14 November 2016

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 December 2016)
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 ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday 17 November 2016, and associated hospitality, value £277

Date received: 17 November 2016

Date accepted: 17 November 2016

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 December 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match on Wednesday 23 November 2016, with associated hospitality; value £330

Date received: 23 November 2016

Date accepted: 23 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 December 2016)
Name of donor: Arsenal Football Club
Address of donor: Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: three tickets to attend a football match on 22 January 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £825

Date received: 22 January 2017

Date accepted: 22 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 24 January 2017)
Name of donor: Arsenal Football Club
Address of donor: Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match on 31 January 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £550

Date received: 31 January 2017

Date accepted: 31 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 03 March 2017)
Name of donor: Arsenal Football Club
Address of donor: Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match on 7 March 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £550

Date received: 7 March 2017

Date accepted: 7 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 10 March 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in London, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 5 April 2013; updated 12 August 2013)
8. Miscellaneous
On 10 December 2016 I received two tickets for a football match on that date. The total value of these was £200. Donor: Mr Jon Smith. (Registered 15 December 2016)
On 3 January 2017 I received two tickets, with associated hospitality, to attend a football match, with a total value of £300. Donor: AFC Bournemouth, Vitality Stadium, Dean Court, Kings Park, Bournemouth, BHT 7AF; Registered Company Number: 06632170. (Registered 09 January 2017)
On 6 February 2017 I received two theatre tickets and associated hospitality from Nimax Theatres Ltd, 11 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA. The combined value of these benefits was £150. (Registered 09 February 2017)

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