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.
Lord Lansley generally voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections
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On 13 Sep 2010:
Lord Lansley voted for regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections.
On 1 Dec 2010:
Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Fixed Term Parliaments Bill — Early General Elections
On 18 Jan 2011:
Lord Lansley voted to hold general elections on a regular basis every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections.
On 13 Jul 2011:
Lord Lansley 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:
Lord Lansley was absent for a vote on Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011
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