Elections 4 May 2010 Why John Bercow must be re-elected Buckingham must vote for a reforming Speaker being unjustly challenged. Print HTML The excellent James Landale of the BBC has been in Buckingham, and says that John Bercow is likely to be re-elected because the opposition to him is "disparate". The piece is a reminder of the urgent situation there. Last Wednesday, I set out in some detail the case for re-electing Bercow, but -- after a bit of a discussion kicked off -- the post was swiftly drowned by a little business called "bigotgate". I'm linking to that case again, in the hope that people in Buckhingham and elsewhere will read it. › In this week’s New Statesman: Brown’s last stand James Macintyre is political correspondent for the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles Cuts to Short money aren't about balancing the books - they're about killing Labour The Republican nightmare shows no sign of ending What is the New Hampshire primary, and why does it matter?