The House of Commons speaker John Bercow has announced he's to stand down.
He will step down from the position after the Brexit deadline of October 31st.
The Speaker John Bercow has announced that he will stand down. He said that he would stand down either at the end of this Parliamentary session, or on October 31 2019. Listen to his statement now: https://t.co/aJ8El3wqCD
— UK House of Commons (@HouseofCommons) September 9, 2019
Bercow informed the House of his decision this afternoon.
More to follow...