Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons and Parent Patron of Ambitious about Autism, joined us for a live online Q & A on 9 January 2013. He answered your questions on life as a parent of a son with autism, special educational needs policy, and his role as a parent patron. You can read the transcript below.
Speaker John Bercow MP is a long-standing campaigner on special educational needs and disability in Parliament. In 2007 he led a review of services for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs, which made a number of recommendations to government and resulted in the further development of The Communications Trust. John is the MP for Buckingham, and has been Speaker of the House of Commons since 2009.