John Bercow’s voting in Parliament

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John Bercow

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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  • Points of Order 19 Nov 2018

    The short answer is that every hon. and right hon. Member is responsible for the veracity of what he or she says in the House. The corollary of that is that if any Member has erred, and if it is a matter not of opinion but of indisputable fact, it is incumbent upon that Member to correct the record. I do not know whether the Secretary of State thinks he has erred, but there is recourse...
  • Points of Order 19 Nov 2018

    Very well. We cannot have an ongoing exchange on this, but the generosity of spirit for which I am renowned in all parts of the House gets the better of me, and I shall indulge the hon. Gentleman at this point.
  • Points of Order 19 Nov 2018

    The shadow Secretary of State is nothing if not persistent. His terrier-like quality is well known to all throughout the House and to many beyond it. I do not think anything he has said is incompatible with what the Secretary of State said. The hon. Gentleman quoted the Secretary of State as saying, “As far as I understand it”. I think that what I gleaned from the Secretary of...

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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

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

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 14 Jun 2017)
  • Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 14 Jun 2017)
  • Chair, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (since 15 Nov 2016)
  • 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 (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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 621 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 — well 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.
  • Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 3469 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Norwich City Football Club
Address of donor: Carrow Road, Norwich NR 1JE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a football match on 14 October 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £511.63

Date received: 14 October 2017

Date accepted: 14 October 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00154044.

(Registered 23 October 2017)
Name of donor: Manchester City Football Club
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 on 5 November 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £2,400

Date received: 5 November 2017

Date accepted: 5 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 40946

(Registered 28 November 2017)
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: four tickets to attend the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday 12 November 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £426.40

Date received: 12 November 2017

Date accepted: 12 November 2017

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 28 November 2017)
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 Tuesday 14 November 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £286.40

Date received: 14 November 2017

Date accepted: 14 November 2017

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 28 November 2017)
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 16 November 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £286.40

Date received: 16 November 2017

Date accepted: 16 November 2017

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 28 November 2017)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: 100 Priory Lane, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday 19 November 2017, and associated hospitality; total value £480

Date received: 19 November 2017

Date accepted: 19 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 30 November 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 29 November 2017, and associated hospitality; total estimated value £500

Date received: 29 November 2017

Date accepted: 29 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 20 December 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 10 December 2017, and associated hospitality; total estimated value £500

Date received: 10 December 2017

Date accepted: 10 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 20 December 2017)
Name of donor: Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 1 March 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £330

Date received: 1 March 2018

Date accepted: 1 March 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 March 2018)
Name of donor: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Address of donor: American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Falmer BN1 9BL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to attend a football match, and associated hospitality; total value £528

Date received: 4 March 2018

Date accepted: 4 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 81077

(Registered 13 March 2018)
Name of donor: Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 5 April 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £330

Date received: 5 April 2018

Date accepted: 5 April 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 April 2018)
Name of donor: Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 8 April 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £330

Date received: 8 April 2018

Date accepted: 8 April 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 April 2018)
Name of donor: Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 22 April 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £330

Date received: 22 April 2018

Date accepted: 22 April 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 April 2018)
Name of donor: Ravi Gill
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 29 April 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £810

Date received: 29 April 2018

Date accepted: 29 April 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 May 2018)
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 to attend the Queens' Club Championships, with associated hospitality; value £630

Date received: 24 June 2018

Date accepted: 24 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 23072

(Registered 05 July 2018)
Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis Club
Address of donor: 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 11 July 2018, and associated hospitality, estimated value £3,480. My guest attended alone as I was unable to be present.

Date received: 11 July 2018

Date accepted: 11 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07546773

(Registered 24 July 2018)
Name of donor: Mrs Akosua Essien
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 18 August 2018, with associated hospitality; total estimated value £330

Date received: 18 August 2018

Date accepted: 18 August 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2018)
Name of donor: Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 20 September 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £340

Date received: 20 September 2018

Date accepted: 20 September 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 October 2018)
Name of donor: Frank Warren
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for a football match on 22 October 2018, with associated hospitality; total value £340

Date received: 22 October 2018

Date accepted: 22 October 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: University of Essex
Address of donor: Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): airfare, accommodation, transport and hospitality, with a total value of approximately £6,100

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Dates of visit: 24-28 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Visit as Chancellor of the University of Essex.

(Registered 12 October 2018)
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 7 October 2018, I received two tickets (total estimated value £100) for a football match from Mr Chris Onslow, a private individual. (Registered 11 October 2018)
From July 2014, Chancellor (unpaid) of The University of Bedfordshire. (Registered 15 October 2018)
From July 2017, Chancellor (unpaid) of The University of Essex. (Registered 15 October 2018)

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