Tag Archives

Archive of posts published in the tag: fixed term parliaments

2017 General Election Diary Day 2: Into the valley of death rode the 650

A small piece of history today as Parliament voted to dissolve itself for the first time. Like all momentous historical decisions, it was taken after a 90-minute debate that they’d only had twenty four hours notice of, but that’s still actually more democratic…

Why I think the next General Election will be in 2018

Despite the existence of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, there’s a lot of speculation about just when the next General Election might be. It’s entirely understandable given the current political situation and how much has changed in the fifteen months since the last…