- Vote Bercow for a real reformer. // New Statesman;6/22/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4954, p5
In this editorial the magazine endorses John Bercow for the post of speaker of the British House of Commons. Despite the fact that Bercow is a member of the Conservative Party, he wins the endorsement of the magazine for his progressive stance on political reform and his willingness to challenge...
- It was the NS wot won it. // New Statesman;6/29/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4955, p13
In this article the author comments on the election of John Bercow as speaker of the British House of Commons. The author notes that this periodical had endorsed Bercow for job and his candidacy had found favor with prime minister Gordon Brown. David Cameron, the leader of the British...
- Secrets of the Speaker. Phibbs, Harry // New Statesman;6/29/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4955, p19
In this article the author recalls his personal interaction with John Bercow, a British Conservative Party member of parliament, elected speaker of the House of Commons in June 2009. The central focus of the article is author's contention that Bercow's most significant characteristic is the...
- An embarrassment of Etonians. Donald, Gideon // New Statesman;6/29/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4955, p20
The article is a piece of political satire said to have been written by a British Conservative Party member of parliament with an insider's view of British practical politics. The central issue in this article is the June 2009 election of John Bercow as speaker of the House of Commons. The...
- A taxi to the top. Macintyre, James // New Statesman;5/25/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4950, p12
In this article the author discusses the possible successors to Michael Martin, the speaker of the British house of commons. Martin was forced to resign in the wake of the revelation that legislators were abusing the system by which they were reimbursed for expenses. The focus of the article is...
- MPs Charged Over Expenses Abuse. // British Heritage;Jul2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p12
The article reports that a number of British members of parliament are facing criminal charges over an abuse of expenses and include Elliot Morley, Jim Devine and David Chaytor.
- Big namesakes. Brasher, Stephen // New Statesman;4/26/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 4998, p58
The article reports on British members of parliament who had famous names such as Julius Caesar and Charles Chaplin.
- michael martin. Letts, Quentin // New Statesman;2/18/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4575, p18
Profiles Michael Martin, speaker of the British House of Commons. His background; Information on his political and social views; His achievements.
- Commons top spot. // Motor Transport;5/29/2008, p3
The article announces that Louise Ellman has been appointed the chairwoman of the Great Britain House of Commons transport select committee.