Posts Tagged ‘Recall of MPs’

Main reason MPs should be recalled for by-election is doing a poor or bad job

by Michael Meacher.

The government’s Recall of MPs bill which was debated in the Commons on Tuesday, a flawed version of Zac Goldsmith’s private member’s bill, states that 10% of constituency members (about 8,000 persons) can trigger a ballot for a by-election if an MP has been given a jail sentence or if Parliament agrees a recall petition […]

Recall of MPs bill is a farce

by Michael Meacher.

Zac Goldsmith MP deserves credit for sponsoring a bill to introduce a mechanism for the recall of MPs and to ensure that it was effective. He won a vote in the Commons in support of the principle of his bill, but the government ignored it, as they have done in about 20 instances in this […]

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