Philip Davies

MP, Shipley

Shipley Conservative

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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Philip Davies consistently 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.

All votes about fixed periods between parliamentary elections:

  • On 13 Sep 2010: Philip Davies voted against regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2010: Philip Davies was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Early General Elections Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2011: Philip Davies voted against holding general elections on a regular basis every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Philip Davies voted to require a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election. Show vote
  • On 23 Oct 2014: Philip Davies voted against regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections. Show vote

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