UK’s Governing Conservatives To Stand Candidate Against Speaker At Next Election | 4/3/2019 | Staff
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of “flagrant abuse” of his power.

Breaking with convention, Leadsom said it was right for the Conservatives to stand a candidate against Bercow. With Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy having plunged parliament into chaos, the next national election could take place soon.

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Writing in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, Leadsom said Bercow had “failed us” when he allowed lawmakers to seize control of parliament on Tuesday, putting in place a plan to force Johnson to seek a Brexit delay if parliament has...
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