Rt Hon John Bercow

John Bercow is no longer a Member, but was most recently the MP for Buckingham, and left the Commons on 4 November 2019.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 6 November 2019. All business in the House of Commons has come to an end and there are no MPs. Every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 12 December 2019.

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Parliamentary career

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Representations

Buckingham
Elected 6 times
1 May 1997 - 4 November 2019
Commons

Party affiliation

Speaker
22 June 2009 - 4 November 2019
Conservative
1 May 1997 - 22 June 2009

Elections contested

Bristol South
9 April 1992
Commons
Motherwell South
11 June 1987
Commons

Other posts

Speaker of the House of Commons
22 June 2009 - 4 November 2019
Commons

House membership

Commons
John Bercow
1 May 1997 - 4 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State for International Development
Department for International Development
7 November 2003 - 1 September 2004
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
23 July 2002 - 1 November 2002
Commons
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
1 September 2001 - 23 July 2002
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
Home Office
1 July 2000 - 1 September 2001
Commons
Shadow Minister (Education)
Department for Education
1 June 1999 - 1 July 2000
Commons

Committee memberships

Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
14 June 2017 - 4 November 2019
Commons
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
14 June 2017 - 4 November 2019
Commons
Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion
15 November 2016 - 4 November 2019
Commons
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
23 June 2010 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
18 May 2010 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
28 October 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
22 June 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Members Estimate
22 June 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
House of Commons Commission
22 June 2009 - 4 November 2019
Commons
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
10 March 2008 - 22 June 2009
Commons
Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
14 November 2005 - 22 June 2009
Commons
Panel of Chairs
24 May 2005 - 22 June 2009
Commons
Procedure Committee
8 November 2004 - 12 July 2005
Commons
International Development Committee
8 November 2004 - 22 June 2009
Commons
Home Affairs Committee
3 November 2003 - 17 November 2003
Commons
Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)
10 July 2003 - 17 November 2003
Commons
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee
16 December 2002 - 5 January 2004
Commons
Trade & Industry
15 June 1998 - 5 July 1999
Commons
Welsh Affairs Committee
14 July 1997 - 22 June 1998
Commons