John Bercow: five memorable moments from a decade as Speaker

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  • Published on Sep 10, 2019
  • After 10 years as House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow will be stepping down by 31 October. Well known for his theatrical shouts of 'Order' to unruly MPs, he has also proved to be a controversial figure in one of the most turbulent episodes in British politics. From his thoughts on Donald Trump addressing parliament to accusations of calling the leader of the house, Andrea Leadsom, a 'stupid woman', here are five of his most memorable moments in the role
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  • Guardian News
    Guardian News  5 months ago +453

    We've adjusted the music because a lot of you were right.

    • J and M
      J and M 2 months ago

      @Guardian News It is Bercow who is too loud. Not only has he brought the role of Speaker into disrepute and turned it into a personal ego trip and sideshow, he has also collaboration with others determined to frustrate democracy
      Remain-Stream Media is now trying to rehabilitate the smug little antidemocrat into a media personality.
      No thanks !

    • Acionna Anassa
      Acionna Anassa 3 months ago

      Can’t beat the contextual introduction. 🦗 🦗 🦗

    • Paul Quinn
      Paul Quinn 3 months ago

      He will be missed

    • To YAH be the Glory
      To YAH be the Glory 4 months ago

      When the righteous become great, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule the people groan. ( Proverbs 29:2)

  • Call me KENNETH!
    Call me KENNETH! 16 hours ago

    Number 6. Being such a pathetic man that he even blamed himself for his wife banging his cousin.

  • CADDY
    CADDY 9 days ago

    OOOOOOOORDEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRR

  • K B87
    K B87 12 days ago

    Scumbag

  • Cunard Line: Spare Every Expense

    OOOOOOOOOOHRDA

  • sgrizzo48
    sgrizzo48 Month ago

    the flying flamingo absolutely killed me XD

  • Eden Eden
    Eden Eden Month ago

    He won’t be missed

  • Red Hippopotamus
    Red Hippopotamus Month ago

    "Odeuuuuuur, this chair really smells."

  • MrRRHHMM
    MrRRHHMM Month ago

    Bercow, now no longer the speaker... l hope l speak for millions when l say... ''Thank goodness for that''

  • john caley
    john caley 2 months ago

    John Bercow =Wanker.

  • The Gulag Archipelago
    The Gulag Archipelago 2 months ago

    He's a radical lefty. That says it all.

  • buster117
    buster117 2 months ago

    *The speaker must be politically neutral*
    Meanwhile the speaker: 1:24

  • Hairysteed
    Hairysteed 2 months ago

    "Flying flamingo" I'm gonna steal that! :D

  • jenwill11
    jenwill11 2 months ago +1

    This man is not liked by the British Public and should never be given a peerage or title ever

  • Emma van Velzen
    Emma van Velzen 2 months ago

    Did you know he has a cat named order

  • MODERN DAY JESTER
    MODERN DAY JESTER 2 months ago

    Just bloody found this guy and now gutted he's juts steped down! Pure genius!!!

  • Jamie Johnson
    Jamie Johnson 2 months ago +2

    Bye Bye Bully Bercow!

  • FryManAuty Vlogs
    FryManAuty Vlogs 3 months ago

    If he has a sticker about brexit he shouldn’t even be allowed to be speaker. Notice how he always yells at the right and not the left. Even though the left is more disruptive. He’s an ideologically possessed leftist. As soon as you say something is racist, sexist, or homophobic. And you want equality. You should not hold a high power such as his.

  • Jeff Craig
    Jeff Craig 3 months ago

    I don't give a flying flamingo.." I will have to remember that phrase. (edit: typo correction)

  • Forza223 Bowe
    Forza223 Bowe 3 months ago

    How are these people so confident and charismatic people?

  • Elijah Ford
    Elijah Ford 3 months ago

    1:46 HEAR HEAR!!!!

  • Elijah Ford
    Elijah Ford 3 months ago

    1:29 HEAR HEAR!!!!

  • Susan Sharples
    Susan Sharples 3 months ago

    i’m going to miss Johns input as speaker

  • Major General
    Major General 3 months ago

    The great white knight

  • MouYijian
    MouYijian 3 months ago

    638 people are flying flamingoes.

  • Sino Pino
    Sino Pino 3 months ago +25

    The way he says order, in so many different ways, is just music to my ears.

  • Michael Lubin
    Michael Lubin 3 months ago +8

    Newsflash: Flamingo flies through Parliament

  • Amanda Eve Goodall
    Amanda Eve Goodall 3 months ago

    Adding my two-penneth worth now: the next has big boots to fill. Quick-witted, excellent memory, and very intelligent. ( I'm not conversative, just liked his 'cut down' at those in parliament who are self-righteous and rude.

  • Freddy Marcel-Marcum
    Freddy Marcel-Marcum 3 months ago

    Still waiting on the proof Trump is sexist and racist.

  • Scottish Bagpipes
    Scottish Bagpipes 3 months ago +9

    I don’t think the speakers voice has ever cracked.

  • Electricity taster
    Electricity taster 3 months ago +6

    You forgot the time he called and MP "an incorrigible delinquent".

  • Laura Artud
    Laura Artud 3 months ago +1

    Ótimo orador e condutor da Câmara dos Comuns. Vai fazer falta.

  • Derek Taylor
    Derek Taylor 3 months ago +1

    What a west anchor

  • Steveness stiffler
    Steveness stiffler 3 months ago

    The most memorable moment is when that gobby little dwarf shuts the door behind him on the way out

  • Abnaki Maanlicht
    Abnaki Maanlicht 3 months ago +1

    ORDER

  • Sylvie Williams
    Sylvie Williams 3 months ago +1

    disgusting man ..hes day will come

  • Black Swan
    Black Swan 3 months ago

    Odour! Odour!
    John Berk- cowfart finally resigned as he was denied any more gratis Tranquility OverNight diapers by his sponsor. They accused him of harming their brand image

  • LordHeath1972
    LordHeath1972 3 months ago +2

    The most obvious one that comes to mind which surprises me in being absent from the video was the time he told David Cameron "he HAS finished, and he can take it from me that he's finished!"

    • Geoff Poole
      Geoff Poole 3 months ago +1

      "Mr Gove you are a very excitable individual! Calm down, man!"

  • maroj edlairf
    maroj edlairf 4 months ago

    i miss you MR.ooorrrrdaaaaahhhhhh

  • 🙋🏼
    🙋🏼 4 months ago

    I expect Speaker of the House to utter the truth, and calling Leadsom "stupid woman" is absolutely consistent with that expectation.

  • SiLENT
    SiLENT 4 months ago

    3:06 a flying what? :D

  • Argentocoxos
    Argentocoxos 4 months ago

    unlock

  • Jinok Lee
    Jinok Lee 4 months ago

    Can we borrow him when his term ends?

  • anfeild8
    anfeild8 4 months ago

    He has got to change his mind the the brexit being extended till next year they will not have time to vote for a new speaker,with the election as well.i think he will change his mind tomorrow or Thursday. Until next year

  • I Am
    I Am 4 months ago +1

    I wanna vote for John to be Speaker of the House :)

  • Lazy Play
    Lazy Play 4 months ago +1

    Oooooodaaaa

  • holli1st
    holli1st 4 months ago

    He`s simply ingenious! Best regards from Gernany.

  • Joshua X
    Joshua X 4 months ago

    I like Bercow...but knowing now, that he called that Leadsome a stupid Women...makes him a Hero....I wouldnt call her stupid..I would say, she is a terrible woman...rather two faced....

  • MsJubjubbird
    MsJubjubbird 4 months ago +1

    i'd like to see a meeting between Bercow and Trump. Trump wouldn't have the foggiest what Bercow is saying given Bercow is so articulate and Trump has worse English than leaders of non-English speaking countries

  • LordOfThe Flightless
    LordOfThe Flightless 4 months ago

    Legend

  • Anthony Scott
    Anthony Scott 4 months ago +28

    "I couldn't give a FLYING FLAMINGO what your view is!" OMG that kills me!lol

    • Braun30
      Braun30 4 months ago +2

      I presume it will become common speech now.

  • Jack Perry
    Jack Perry 4 months ago

    It's like the apex of the modern English language. Can I study Bercownian?

  • Tier Arkhamus
    Tier Arkhamus 4 months ago +1

    That last one was a epic British put down in the most gentlemen like way

  • buddy smith
    buddy smith 4 months ago

    A horrible , arrogant , conceited , trumped up little f..t of a man !

  • W. R.
    W. R. 4 months ago

    We really need someone like this in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ted Cruz: Starts reading Green Eggs and Ham Bercow: I don't give a flying flamingo what your dietary preferences are!

  • Deivis Davuda Apolo
    Deivis Davuda Apolo 4 months ago

    Top man

  • Snodge Kat
    Snodge Kat 4 months ago

    Such a Sir!

  • Ninja k
    Ninja k 4 months ago +2

    Bercow cracks me up. Im gonna miss him as speaker. " i dont give a flying flamingo!" 😂😂😂😂

  • Sreilak Som
    Sreilak Som 4 months ago

    Very respectful person

  • Lin Jeremy
    Lin Jeremy 4 months ago

    Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~ Order~