Speaker of the House of Commons at Eastbourne tennis tournament

Caroline Ansell and John Bercow SUS-160628-093505001
Caroline Ansell and John Bercow SUS-160628-093505001

House of Commons speaker John Bercow was at the Eastbourne International tennis on Saturday after MP Caroline Ansell invited him to watch the finals.

Fan and keen player, Mr Bercow was an enthusiastic spectator of the prestigious AEGON sponsored event.

“I was delighted to spend the afternoon with John and I enjoyed having the opportunity to discuss the very exciting plans for the £44m redevelopment for our wonderful Devonshire Park,” said Mrs Ansell.

“I was particularly pleased to tell him the Lawn Tennis Association last week confirmed the continuation of the event for at least the next 10 years meaning Eastbourne tennis week will continue as one of the highlights of our summer.”

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