‘Interventionist’ speaker centre-stage in parliament’s Brexit drama

Speaker of the House John Bercow gestures as he speaks after tellers announced the results of the vote Brexit deal in Parliament in London, Britain, March 12, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) – With a wordy speech invoking a 17th-century precedent, and a cold stare aimed at stunned ministers, the grandiose Speaker of Britain’s parliament cast Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy into chaos. Less than two weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, John Bercow warned on Monday that May would […]

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