Speaker of the House of Commons risks controversy by criticising China's lack of democracy
Speaker John Bercow told the Business Secretary that it was 'blindingly obvious' that he should have given a Government statement instead of taking twice as long to answer the Urgent Question on the 1,200 job losses at Tata Steel
Drinks firm Pepsi just paid him £22,000 to deliver a speech
The Speaker says the practice of breaking during conferences is 'incongrous'
The leaders of Britain’s three main political parties will lead tributes on Monday, as normal parliamentary business is suspended
Former Transport minister favourite to be new No 2 to man he criticised
Speaker flouts convention with public claim that Parliamentary politics is becoming ‘irrelevant’
The chairmen of House of Commons select committees may be barred from holding outside commercial interests relating to their committee's area of interest following allegations that Tory MP Tim Yeo used his position to help business clients.
The party leader also confirmed he will stand in the 2015 general election
Deputy speaker, 55, is also accused of sexually assaulting a second male
The Select Committees are stronger than ever and the post-2010, post-expenses scandal, intake is less deferential, especially on the Tory side
The MP arrested for a fracas in Parliament on Thursday has denied being drunk at the time of the incident, and denied being an alcoholic.
Former Conservative politician Lord McAlpine has commenced legal action against a long list of organisations and individuals who wrongly linked him to a paedophile ring after coming to a £185,000 settlement with the BBC.
A revamped House should copy Google's offices with padded cells and snugs, says John Walsh
The House of Commons is in desperate need of a revamp. John Bercow and chums should take inspiration from Google's hip new offices and go for secret booths, snugs and hi-tech Hobbit holes,suggests John Walsh
Usually, it is the job of the House of Commons Speaker to warn MPs to use only temperate language and refrain from indulging in reckless personal insults.