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Abbott under fire for saying ex-general ‘unlikely' to have been bullying victim

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Diane Abbott has been criticised by a union boss, party colleagues and military charities after she suggested it was unlikely a former general could have been bullied by John Bercow.
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Diane Abbott faces backlash after deleting ‘ridiculous comment' defending John Bercow

Diane Abbott faces backlash after deleting ‘ridiculous comment' defending John Bercow

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

DIANE ABBOTT, the Shadow Home Secretary, has faced backlash for defending ex-Speaker John Bercow against allegations of bullying.
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Diane Abbott criticised after suggesting former military commander could not have been Bercow bullying victim

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

'What a ridiculous comment from an experienced MP,' says union boss
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Diane Abbott: military man ‘unlikely' to have been bullied by Bercow

Diane Abbott: military man ‘unlikely' to have been bullied by Bercow

1 month ago   |   By The Spectator

John Bercow has come under renewed fire this week over allegations he bullied members of staff while working in the...
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Fury as Diane Abbott suggests man can't have been bullied because he was in the Army

Fury as Diane Abbott suggests man can't have been bullied because he was in the Army

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Parliament's former Black Rod David Leakey accused John Bercow of bullying - but the Shadow Home Secretary prompted anger by pointing at his military record. She later deleted her tweet. Mr Bercow denies the allegations
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Abbott criticised over claim ex-military man ‘unlikely' to have been bullied

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Diane Abbott has been branded “ridiculous” by a union boss after she suggested it was unlikely a former general could have been bullied by John Bercow.
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Diane Abbott defends John Bercow over David Leakey bullying claims

Diane Abbott defends John Bercow over David Leakey bullying claims

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The shadow home secretary risked a backlash as she claimed former Black Rod David Leakey's time in the army meant it was 'unlikely' he was bullied by the ex-Commons Speaker.
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Diane Abbott says it's 'unlikely' John Bercow bullied former Black Rod as she references his military background

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said it is "unlikely" ex-Speaker John Bercow bullied a former Black Rod as she referenced his military credentials.
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