John Bergow, a former speaker of the UK Parliament and a former Conservative MP, announced on Saturday that he had joined Labor and pledged to oppose Boris Johnson’s government.
In an interview Viewer, Old Speaker He said the Conservative Party had become, in recent years, a “reactionary, populist, nationalist and sometimes racist” party.
“What motivates me is support for equality, social justice and internationalism. This is the trademark of Labor,” he said.
“The decision I have made is to change this government. The truth is that Labor is the only vehicle that can achieve this goal. There is no other credible way,” he said.
Bergo left many criticisms of the Prime Minister – “good at campaigning, but a terrible ruler” – saying he still had “no vision for an egalitarian society”, or “no mercy in improving the lives of people less fortunate than him”.
“I think there are more and more people who are tired and exhausted by lies Slogans Empty ”, he defended.
Attractive, funny and controversial, he is always ready to publicly rebuke the delegates, and in the usual humorous tone, Berkov received an international voice, in a gruff voice, ordering the delegates – “Order! Order!”
Sub Tory For 12 years and as Speaker of the House of Commons under the British Parliament between 2009 and 2019, he distinguished himself by his active position in directing the work of Parliament and in interpreting freely and constructively many of the rules, traditions and traditions of the British Constitution.
During the process When the UK withdrew from the EU, Pergo led a small institutional revolution in the House of Commons, shifting the role of ministers to MPs and government – first Theresa May, and then Boris Johnson, to the opposition.
He was a key figure in controlling the parliamentary agenda of “Brexit” by the delegates and, therefore, he was severely criticized by the faction. Brexit Of the Conservative Party.
At that time he accepted the post Speaker, Was also the target of numerous allegations of misconduct Bullying To its employees, it vehemently denies the allegations.
John Bergov left Parliament at the end of October 2019 to replace Labor Lindsay Hoyle.