Fixed Term Parliament Act
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Boris Johnson may soon have the power to call elections whenever he wants – A legal view on why that’s not a good idea.5 min read
If anything, the past few years have shown us why it should be difficult for a prime minister to call an election at will.
General Election or Second Referendum? There is little agreement about how the will of the people should now be ascertained, Sir John Curtice writes.
If Boris Johnson loses a vote of confidence, he loses his authority to govern and must resign, QC says.3 min read
If it is clear within 14 days of a vote of no confidence that an alternative government led by X commanding the confidence of the House of Commons can be formed, the Queen must appoint X, whatever Johnson does, George Peretz QC argues.