Jacob Rees-Mogg

Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

Conservative MP for North East Somerset

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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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Jacob Rees-Mogg 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.

Key votes about fixed periods between parliamentary elections:

  • On 23 Oct 2014: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted against regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2011: Jacob Rees-Mogg voted to require a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election. Show vote
  • On 18 Jan 2011: Jacob Rees-Mogg was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2010: Jacob Rees-Mogg 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. Show vote
  • On 13 Sep 2010: Jacob Rees-Mogg was absent for a vote on Fixed-term Parliaments Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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