Maria Eagle

Former Labour MP for Garston and Halewood

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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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Maria Eagle generally voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections

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Major votes

  • On 13 Sep 2021: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill — Clause 2 — Revival of Prerogative Powers to Dissolve Parliament and to Call a new Parliament Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2021: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2021: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Maria Eagle voted to require a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election. Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2011: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2010: Maria Eagle was absent for a vote on Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 23 Oct 2014: Maria Eagle voted for regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2010: Maria Eagle voted in favour of exceptions from the five year fixed term of a parliament as well as to preserve the monarch's powers in relation determining when MPs meet in Parliament. Show vote

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