‘Kangaroo court’ has found me guilty of bullying, says John Bercow

Former Speaker denounces parliamentary inquiry and says he has appealed against its findings

A parliamentary inquiry will conclude that John Bercow, the former Speaker, bullied three House of Commons members of staff, he has revealed, denouncing it as as “kangaroo court”.

The parliamentary commissioner for standards, Kathryn Stone, has found Bercow guilty on 21 counts out of 35 brought by Robert Lisvane, the former clerk of the Commons, and private secretaries Kate Emms and Angus Sinclair, he told the Sunday Times.

Throwing a mobile phone on two occasions nearly 12 years ago.

Staring hatefully at an employee 11 years ago.

‘Ghosting’ a staffer on an aeroplane.

Swearing at an employee on an uncertain date in 2009.

Making a racially and sexually discriminatory remark.

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