The Fixed Term Parliament Act

The Fixed Term Parliament Act

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The ability of the Prime Minister to call an early General Election is one that was changed during the 2010-15 Coalition government. The process of being able to do so relies upon two events set out in the Fixed Term Parliament Act. In the past, the Prime Minister could call a General Election whenever they

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Elections in 2017

Elections in 2017

BriefingsElection
Local Government Elections - May 4th 2017 In Local Elections you are voting for between one and three councillors to represent your ward on the local council. There are 388 local councils in England and about 20,000 councillors. More Information Mayoral Elections - May 4th 2017 Regional Mayors will be elected in the following areas; Cambridgeshire and Read more
Types of elections.

Types of elections.

BriefingsElection

General Election A national vote held every five years that decides who your MP will be and which party/parties will form a Government. By-Election The election of an MP in a single constituency to fill a vacancy that arises before the next general election. Local Election Elections that take place to choose representatives for local

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#WorldMentalHealthDay

#WorldMentalHealthDay

2015 ElectionBriefings

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay, which aims to raise awareness around the issue of mental health. We had a look at what the seven major political parties said about Mental Health in their 2015 election manifestos. (Note: In order to find these points we have searched the key words ‘Mental Health’ in the manifestos and copied all points

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Archive

Welcome to the Archive, where you can find pages containing information about elections that have taken place in the past. 2015 General Election The 2015 election saw the Conservative Party win a majority in the House of Commons. In the run up to the election Voting Counts produced a 'Policy Matrix' which allows voters to Read more
Iranian Legislative Elections

Iranian Legislative Elections

Country The Islamic Republic of Iran Date 26th February 2016 Electing who? National Consultative Assembly (The Iranian Majils) 285 single and multi-member seats various constituencies 5 single-member seats representing religious minorities Assembly of Experts 88 seats The Assembly has the constitutional responsibility to appoint and dismiss the Supreme Leader Electoral System The Iranian Legislative Elections

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