House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain’s parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down. Photo: Xinhua

Who is John Bercow and why does his resignation as UK Commons speaker matter?

  • John Bercow has served as speaker of parliament’s lower chamber for 10 years, recently overseeing heated debates on Brexit
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House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain’s parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down. Photo: Xinhua
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