Ex-Commons speaker John Bercow claimed furlough despite firm’s £400k cash


EX-COMMONS Speaker John Bercow’s firm claimed furlough despite having £406,000 in cash.

The company Fedhead, which also lists wife Sally as a director, amassed up to £40,000 in job retention pay-outs.

John Bercow's firm claimed furlough earlier this year

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John Bercow’s firm claimed furlough earlier this yearCredit: Reuters

The taxpayers’ subsidy is revealed on an official list showing payments made in December 2020 and January, February and March this year.

The name Fedhead is a reference to supporters of tennis ace Roger Federer — former Tory MP Bercow’s favourite player.

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