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Howarth tables fixed term parliament bill
Legal bid for fixed term parliaments

The Liberal Democrats have launched a legal bid for fixed term parliaments. The party will table a bill when the House of Commons returns today calling for four-year fixed parliament sessions. They claim such a restriction would prevent the “game playing” seen in the past few weeks. Lib Dem solicitor general spokesman David Howarth said:… Read more »

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Will Brown look for an election way out?
Election fever cooled by poll downturn

Labour’s enthusiasm for an early election has been dented by the latest opinion polls showing their strong lead on the Conservatives has collapsed. An ICM/Guardian poll puts the two parties neck and neck after a buoyant Conservative conference. Labour’s eight point lead on the opposition has collapsed, with the two parties on 38 per cent…. Read more »