Pressure mounts on Bercow as MPs debate bullying allegations

Pressure mounts on Bercow as MPs debate bullying allegations
 

The Speaker, John Bercow, will come under renewed pressure on Monday as MPs demand an inquiry into bullying allegations in the Commons.
Caroline Lucas has tabled an urgent question to allow MPs to debate the bullying allegations after a Newsnight investigation alleged that his private secretary resigned and suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after working in his office.
Bercow’s office will decide which urgent questions to grant, but the Green party MP said she would ask whether a deputy Speaker could take MPs’ questions should the urgent question be granted. “People working in... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 40
Source: Guardian
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