Check out the new TLDR Merch Store: https://teespring.com/stores/tldr In recent weeks the Speaker of the House of Commons (John Bercow) has managed to gain a somewhat cult following. But beyond being an ideal meme, what is the actual role of the speaker? In this video we discuss what the speaker does, their powers and how they are elected. Support TLDR on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/tldrnews Follow TLDR on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/tldrnewsuk Like TLDR on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tldrnewsuk Follow TLDR on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tldrnewsuk Donate to TLDR: https://tldrnews.co.uk/funding TLDR is all about getting you up to date with the news of today, without bias and without filter. We want to give you the information you need, so you can make your own decision. TLDR is a super small company, run by one person with the help of some amazing volunteers. We are primarily fan sourced with most of our funding coming from donations and ad revenue. No shady corporations, no one telling us what to say. We can't wait to grow further and help more people get informed. Help support us by subscribing, following and backing on Patreon. Thanks!