Articles by John Bercow
- 9th March 2009Article
John Bercow continues to campaign for those with special educational needs, engages in some affectionate mimickry of the new shadow business secretary, and defies the whips on the justice bill.
- 30th January 2009Article
Parliament must become more representative – now the Conservatives need someone to make it happen.
- 1st October 2007Article
Stability, fairness, opportunity, and security. These are the challenges we Tories must meet.
- 26th September 2007Article
It is hard to believe the extraordinary courage of tens of thousands of Burmese people, led by Buddhist monks, who continue to protest peacefully across Burma against the savage, bestial regime which terrorises its people. Images of saffron robes filling the streets of at least 25 towns and cities in Burma are nothing short of inspirational.
- 26th July 2007Article
The people of Burma endure human rights abuses on an unimaginable scale. Rape, torture and forced labour are facts of their lives. So why does the world refuse to act? A cross-party group of MPs has returned shocked by what they discovered there.
- 11th December 2005Article
The Tory party needs to develop a far broader and more imaginative approach to international affairs. A Tory foreign policy must be about more than the American special relationship, Europe or Zimbabwe. All of these issues matter but, if pursued exclusively, they represent too narrow an approach to our responsibilities. Both because it is right in itself, and to appeal effectively to a sophisticated electorate, Conservatives need to fight the cause of conflict resolution, human rights and international development.
- 10th October 2005Article
Conservatives should acknowledge that important parts of our immigration and asylum policies in the 2005 election were wrong for the country and damaging to the attempted recovery of the party.
- 15th August 2004Article
The former United Nations co-ordinator on humanitarian affairs for Sudan described the situation in Darfur as the "worst humanitarian and human rights catastrophe in the world". From the mass of television pictures and newspaper column inches over the past few weeks, people can now see why.