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.
Angela Smith generally 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.
On 23 Oct 2014:
Angela Smith was absent for a vote on Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011
On 13 Jul 2011:
Angela Smith voted to require a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election.
On 18 Jan 2011:
Angela Smith acted as teller for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading
On 1 Dec 2010:
Angela Smith 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.
On 13 Sep 2010:
Angela Smith was absent for a vote on Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading
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