Taxi for BercowPosted on October 10, 2010
John Bercow has been getting about in the North in his official role as Speaker of the Commons. Today in Parliament even went with him on a trip to Newcastle recently, where his mission was to persuade people that Parliament has reformed after the expenses scandal.
As the commentary went,
“We’re now at Newcastle station, about to board a taxi to St James’ Park, the home of Newcastle United…”
A taxi? The mucking in with real people campaign seems to have fallen at the first hurdle.
For those of you who haven’t had the good fortune to visit the Toon, Central Station is – erm – two stops on the Metro from St James’ Park. For those of a healthier disposition, Google estimates it to be 13 minutes walk away: