The Constitution Unit


Fixed Term Parliaments

Public Seminars 2010-11

Prof Robert Blackburn

Above: Prof Robert Blackburn

Prof Robert Blackburn (King's College London)

Date: Monday 18 October, 1.00pm
Venue: Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

The coalition Government has recently announced plans to introduce fixed-term parliaments for the first time in the UK. In this seminar, Professor Blackburn discusses the constitutional and political implications of introducing fixed-term parliaments as well as how the proposal is likely to work in practice

One of our interns, Benjamin Mueller, has written a report of what Robert proposed at the seminar

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