Dominic Grieve Joins Anti-Bercow Bandwagon

Jesse Norman has spent the weekend canvassing support for his proposed motion. Dominic Grieve has joined those saying they will support a motion if it is put to a vote. The antithesis of a hothead, the former Attorney General’s support confirms how badly Bercow has judged this affair. A number of PPS level supporters have been confirmed and the support is broadly tri-partisan.

Guido would be not be in the least surprised if Bercow turns round later this week and says that he, of course, fully supports Jesse’s proposal for scrutiny of the appointment. If he doesn’t he could find he is the one who faces rejection by MPs in the new parliament…




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