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A selection of recent speeches made by The Speaker.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, Rt Hon John Bercow MP, addresses students in Yangon
Mr Speaker welcomes Mr Mohammed Amal (Kamal) El-Hajji appointment as Serjeant at Arms
Mr Speaker gave a short speech welcoming Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, to Parliament
Mr Speaker delivered a welcome speech prior to the President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping's, address to Parliament
Mr Speaker delivered a lecture at the British Ambassador’s residence in Japan on 6 August 2015
Mr Speaker addresses Australian Parliament on 30th September 2014
The Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP delivers a Michael Ryle Memorial Lecture on Monday 30 June 2014
Mr Speaker made a speech to the Policy Exchange on 10 June 2014 to give an up date on the work of the Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy
Mr Speaker addresses the Estonian Parliament during his digital democracy fact finding visit
8 April 2014 Mr Speaker welcomed the President of Ireland
Speech by Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, in Westminster Hall on 12 December 2013
Mr Speaker delivers a speech to the Hansard Society on designing a Parliament for the 21st Century
31 October 2013 - What does modern democracy require of parliaments?
9 August 2013 - Mr Speaker’s speech in New Zealand: Parliaments of the Future
4 July 2013
29 November 2012, Queen's Robing Room, Palace of Westminster
16 August 2012, University of Cape Town
2 February 2012, University of Birmingham
9 September 2011 speech to G8 Conference of Speakers in Paris
19 August 2011
6th April 2011
18 January 2011 Speach to the Institute for Government
17 September 2010
18 September 2010, General Assembly in Nairobi
29 September 2010, University of Northumbria
6 July 2010, speech to the Centre for Parliamentary Studies
2 June 2010, Annual General Meeting
26 March 2010
5 February 2010
24 September 2009, speech to Hansard Society
Find out more about what the Speaker does, and how the Speaker is elected in our About Parliament section.
The Commons Speaker answers questions sent in by the public on why he wanted to be Speaker and what he hopes to achieve during his tenure.
Recent parliamentary material on the Speaker of the House of Commons. This includes briefing papers produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.