MPs quit Commons group because Speaker Bercow chairs it

Three MPs have quit a committee chaired by Speaker John Bercow in light of a report into bullying in the Commons.
The Speaker has been under pressure after Dame Laura Cox's report said radical change was needed in the culture of the Commons.
Tories Will Quince and Mims Davies said they could not stay on the Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion while it was chaired by Mr Bercow.
Mr Bercow said he regretted their resignations.
And he said Dame Laura's report had highlighted "some of the most significant challenges women face in our parliamentary culture".
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23 October 2018 in Regional, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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