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.
Edward Leigh generally voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections
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On 13 Sep 2010:
Edward Leigh was absent for a vote on Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading
On 1 Dec 2010:
Edward Leigh voted for no exceptions from the five year fixed term of a parliament and against the monarch have powers in relation determining when MPs meet in Parliament.
On 18 Jan 2011:
Edward Leigh was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading
On 13 Jul 2011:
Edward Leigh was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Clause 1 — Both Houses of Parliament to Approve General Election Date
On 23 Oct 2014:
Edward Leigh voted against regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections.
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