Speaker John Bercow brands Commons culture as 'toxic'
Speaker John Bercow brands Commons culture as 'toxic'

Speaker John Bercow has said the culture in the Commons on Wednesday was "toxic", adding it was "worse than any I have known in my 22 years in the House".

Responding to the tumoltous scenes in the Commons last night, he said: "On both sides passions were inflamed, angry words uttered, the culture was toxic."