The summoning and meeting of new Parliaments in the United Kingdom

@article{Blackburn1989TheSA,
  title={The summoning and meeting of new Parliaments in the United Kingdom},
  author={Robert Blackburn},
  journal={Legal Studies},
  year={1989},
  volume={9},
  pages={165 - 176}
}
  • R. Blackburn
  • Published 1 July 1989
  • Political Science
  • Legal Studies
Parliamentary election law in the United Kingdom has been the subject of much review in Westminster and Whitehall over the past few years. The last Parliament, 1983-87, extended the franchise to British citizens temporarily resident overseas, and allowed for a greater use of postal and proxy voting. The amount of a parliamentary candidate's deposit was increased from the 1918 figure of £l50 to £500, and the threshold below which it is forfeited was reduced from 121/2% to 5% of valid votes cast… 
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