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Fixed-term Parliaments Bill.

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

Fixed-term Parliaments Bill.

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


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Series[HC]. [2000-2001] -- 54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18617439M
ISBN 100103054014
OCLC/WorldCa316664316

The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill received its Second Reading in the Lords yesterday. It attracted over twenty speakers. Very few of them, though, expressed support for the Bill. Some objected to the principle whereas others felt that it was badly constructed. Bill documents — Fixed-term Parliaments Act Act of Parliament. Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

The Conservative manifesto pledged to repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, but was silent about what, if anything, would replace it. Robert Hazell argues that it is not enough to simply repeal the Act; new legislation will have to be drafted, parliamentary scrutiny will have to take place, and the options for reform should be properly considered. Fixed-term Parliaments Bill Schedule — Consequential amendments etc 5 11 (1) Amend rule 2 in Schedule 1 as follows. (2) In paragraph (1) omit the words from “, and any such day” to the end.

  The Conservative manifesto proposes abolishing the Fixed-term Parliaments Act. It doesn’t say why, and it doesn’t say what would replace it Thu 1 .   Using the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act. The easiest way to call an election is to use the law known as the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act. It says elections must be held on a .


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Fixed-term Parliaments Bill by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The principle behind the Fixed-Term Parliaments Bill is that it is wrong that a Prime Minister should be able to time a general election to his own partisan advantage. We regret the unnecessarily rushed way in which the Bill is being proceeded with, without any priorFile Size: 1MB.

In this report we consider the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill. The Bill would remove the Prime Minister’s power to call an election at the time of his choosing, and sets a five year fixed term, subject to the possibility of early dissolution following a vote by the House of Commons.

The Bill is File Size: 1MB. The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill provides for fixed days for polls for parliamentary general elections. The polling day for elections would ordinarily be the first Thursday in May every five years.

The first such polling day would be on 7 May   The Fixed Term Parliament Actabrogated the Royal Prerogative to dissolve Parliament in Section 3(2), stating: “Parliament cannot otherwise be dissolved.” The Act instead provides two mechanisms for an early parliamentary general election: either Parliament itself votes to do so with a two-third majority, or MPs allow elections to be.

The Bill proposes the introduction of fixed-term Parliaments, bringing a new stability to our political system and, crucially, ensuring that when Parliament does dissolve early, that is a matter for this House. Debate on the Bill has been vigorous. That is why we allowed extra time in Committee. Fixed-term Parliaments (Repeal) Bill.

BILL. Repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act and make provisions about the dissolution of parliament. BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows –.

However, as has been said time and time again today, in the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill, as in the previous Bill, we have before your Lordships a Bill of great constitutional significance, about which virtually every speaker has made the point that there has been no formal public consultation beyond the rather random opinion polling.

Section 2(1) b of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act shall be repealed. Section 2: Extent, commencement, and short title (1) This Act shall extend to the whole of the United Kingdom (2) This Act shall come into force upon receiving Royal Assent (3) This Act shall be cited as the Fixed-term Parliaments (Amendment) Bill.

The switch from discretionary election timing to fixed term Parliaments makes a significant change to the majoritarian traditions of government in the UK.

The Fixed-term Parliaments Act reduces the ability of incumbent governments to schedule elections at discretion and for electorally opportunistic reasons. The passing of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act in has engendered no end of confusion amongst politicians, commentators and even some legal analysts.

Many commentators who ought to know better have carried on talking about “votes of confidence” and “confidence and supply” as if.

BILL. Repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act and make provisions about the dissolution of parliament. BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows –.

The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 22 July The proposals are part of the Coalition Agreement between the Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties, agreed after the May General Election.

The Bill fixes the date of the next general election at 7 Mayand provides five year fixed-terms. However, as the long title makes clear, we are looking at a Fixed-term Parliaments Bill and the suggestion on the table is for the term to last five years.

I do not understand where my hon. Friend is coming from if he thinks that in the proposal was for a full five-year term—it was not. The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill delivers a key strand of the ambitious political and constitutional reform agenda which this Government have pledged to deliver.

The importance of these issues of political reform was reflected in the prominence given to them in the campaigning of all the major political parties at last year’s general election. The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 22 July The proposals are part of the Coalition Agreement between the Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties, agreed after the May General Election.

The Bill fixes the date of the next General Election at 7 Mayand provides five year fixed-terms. Fixed-term Parliaments Bill Schedule — Consequential amendments etc.

6 (a) Part 2 or 3 of the Schedule to the Elections Act (in. addition to the power conferred by paragraph 32 of that. Schedule); (b) any provision made under section 34(4) or 84(1) of the. The Fixed-term Parliaments Act book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill [Bill No 64 of ]was introduced to the House of Commons on 22 July and had its Second Reading on 13 September   Latest news on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 15 September.

The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law). Summary of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act The Bill fixes the date of the next General Election at 7 Mayand provides for five-year fixed terms.

Fixed-term Parliaments constitute a major transfer of power away from the Executive and a major strengthening of Parliament’s authority over its own lifetime. The Bill is a major step towards the more legitimate, stable political system that we have all promised to the British people.

The bill may well be consistent with the provisions of the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill, but it is not possible for us to assess how early dissolutions, for example, might impact on the recall of MPs or on the timetable which might be introduced relating to voter registration.

The Fixed-term Parliaments Act (c. 14) (FTPA) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that for the first time sets in legislation a default fixed election date for a general election to the Westminster uced by: Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister, Lord.

Bills before Parliament: Fixed-term Parliaments Bill Graham Allen MP, Chair of the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, said, "The severe lack of time which the Committee has had to scrutinise this important Bill, which addresses such a fundamental issue as when people get to vote, is not only frustrating but very disappointing.