Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 12th October 2020.

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Photo of Lord Wallace of Tankerness Lord Wallace of Tankerness Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to announce the arrangements for a committee to carry out a review of the operation of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011, in pursuance of section 7(4)(a) of the Act.

Photo of Lord True Lord True Chair, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The Government has made a commitment, in the manifesto and the Queen's Speech, to take forward work to repeal the Fixed Term Parliaments Act. Announcements about the statutory review Committee will be made in due course.

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