Fixed-term parliaments bill open to legal challenge, clerk of Commons warns – The Guardian

Posted September 7th, 2010 in bills, constitutional law, elections, news, parliament by sally

“A major potential flaw in the coalition’s bill to introduce fixed-term parliaments was exposed when the clerk of the Commons today warned it would open the way for repeated legal challenges if parliament passed a vote of no confidence in a government, leading to a general election.”

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The Guardian, 7th September 2010