News on the topic of Parliament

Historic Bill establishes fixed-term Parliaments

Prime Ministers will no longer have the right to call a General Election at a time of their own choosing after Parliament passed the historic Fixed-term Parliaments Bill.

Thu, 15/09/2011

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act completes passage through Parliament

The first ever referendum giving voters a say on how their MPs are elected will be held on 5 May 2011, following the successful passage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act.

Thu, 17/02/2011

New funding will help disabled people become MPs

Disabled people who want to become councillors or MPs will have access to a fund to help them overcome the barriers they face, under proposals published by the Government today.

Wed, 16/02/2011

Big Society: opening up Parliament to the people

The Coalition Government has launched the first stage of plans to give members of the public the right to comment on every aspect of new legislation, putting people at the heart of the legislative process.

Tue, 15/02/2011

Draft Cabinet Manual published

The Cabinet Office has published a draft Cabinet Manual which sets out the main laws, rules and conventions affecting the conduct and operation of Government.

Tue, 14/12/2010

Appointments to the Committee on Standards in Public Life

The Prime Minister has appointed Lord Alderdice and The Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP as Members of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.

Tue, 23/11/2010

Vision for political reform

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's key note speech on political reform to the Political Studies Association/Hansard Society Annual Lecture.

Tue, 16/11/2010

Deputy PM sets out vision for political reform

The Deputy Prime Minister has delivered the annual Political Studies Association/Hansard Society Lecture. In his speech, he set out the Government’s programme for political and constitutional reform.

Tue, 16/11/2010

Prime Minister’s Questions

The Deputy Prime Minister answered questions from MPs in the weekly PMQs session as the Prime Minister is in China.

Wed, 10/11/2010

Deputy Prime Minister's Questions

Nick Clegg answers questions from MPs in his monthly DPMQs session.

Tue, 26/10/2010

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