FTPA

(redirected from Fixed-Term Parliaments Act)
AcronymDefinition
FTPAFixed-Term Parliaments Act (UK)
FTPAFutures Trading Practices Act of 1992
FTPAFranklin Templeton Portfolio Advisors (various locations)
FTPAField Task Proposal/Agreement
FTPAFamily Therapy Practice Academy
FTPAFleet Training Performance Assessment
FTPAFair and Transparent Arbitration (international debt dispute resolution)
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Under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, two thirds of MPs (434) would have had to vote for such a motion.
Under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, general elections are scheduled to take place every five years and the next general election is scheduled to take place on 5 May 2022.
Fixed-term Parliaments Act: A law introduced in 2011 which means the power to call a general election is no longer in the hands of the Prime Minister.
Mr Johnson, meanwhile, is tabling a motion with a view to bringing forward a snap general election but will need a twothirds majority under the The Fixed-term Parliaments Act.
The Prime Minister said he would table a motion for an election under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, which could be put to a vote.
The Prime Minister said he would table a motion for a poll under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act on Tuesday night, which could be put to a vote on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister said he would table a motion under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act last night.
A motion for the snap poll would be tabled by the government which would require the support of two-thirds of MPs under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act.
That would require the support of two-thirds of MPs under the provisions of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, but some are reportedly suspicious the prime minister would seek to alter the election date to delay it until after Brexit.
In the past, before the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, the loss of a vote on an issue being treated as a matter of confidence would normally trigger an election.
Under the 2011 Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, if a prime minister loses a no-confidence vote, Parliament must either vote for a replacement within 14 days or the defeated government remains in place and organizes a general election at a time of its choosing within about three months, easily long enough for Johnson implement his promise of "Brexit, do or die" by Oct.
There would then be a vote tomorrow under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, which requires a two-thirds majority, for a General Election.