Gordon Brown

Former Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Fixed Term Parliaments

Fixed Term Parliaments involve holding general elections on a regular basis, for example every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections. Without Fixed Term Parliaments a party with a majority had significant influence over the timing of a general election.

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Gordon Brown voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about fixed periods between parliamentary elections:

  • On 23 Oct 2014: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Gordon Brown voted to require a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election. Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2011: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Early General Elections Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2010: Gordon Brown was absent for a vote on Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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