Losing confidence

Sep 2, 2019

The Fixed-term Parliaments Act and the next election

There is a possibility that the Government may lose a vote of no-confidence. If so, it would be the first occasion on which the provisions of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 about such votes would be tested. The constitutional conventions that govern the situation have not developed and are unclear.

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