Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Labour chooses party political interest over tackling Commons bullying

Why has Labour decided to give John Bercow at least a stay of execution as Speaker? Emily Thornberry was asked about whether Bercow should go following Dame Laura Cox’s damning report on bullying and harassment in the House of Commons, and argued that she shouldn’t go. She told Sky News:

‘I think this is absolutely not the time to be changing Speaker.

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