The Referee: A Brief Review of the Powers of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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The story of the United Kingdom’s proposed withdrawal from the European Union (“Brexit”) has been full of fascinating twists and turns that, with no end being in sight at the time of this contribution being written. Considering the trajectory of the Brexit process, one of the most fascinating narratives is that of the empowerment of the United Kingdom Parliament – especially its lower chamber, the House of Commons.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherMontesquieu Instituut; De Hofvijver
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2019


  • Brexit
  • United Kingdom
  • House of Commons
  • Parliament
  • John Bercow
  • Parliamentary Privileges
  • Parliamentary Democracy
  • UK
  • Speaker
  • Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Presiding Officers

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