We think you have liked this presentation. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Share buttons are a little bit lower. Thank you!
Presentation is loading. Please wait.
Published byOlivia Boatwright
Modified over 2 years ago
Are MPs revolting? Philip Cowley University of Nottingham
Backbench rebellions, first sessions, Labour Governments, 1924-2001
% rebellions, 1945-2003
Largest rebellions since 2001
The rebel top ten
The poodles myth: 1997-2001 96 separate rebellions 4th largest average in post-war period 133 rebels in total Rebellion on increase before the 2001 election
Size of rebellions, 2001-2003
% size of rebellions, 1945-2003
Number of issues rebelled over
Reasons for increasing rebellion The decline of self-discipline Ex-ministers: 90 Ex-would-be ministers: 80+ Growing number of rebels
‘We will not introduce ‘top up’ fees and have legislated to prevent them’ Ambitions for Britain, 2001
The scale of the opposition Paul Farrelly’s EDM 2: 138 MPs John Grogan’s EDM 799: 93 MPs Anne Campbell’s EDM 944: 70 MPs Ian Gibson’s EDM 7: 155 196 public opponents of top-up fees
Holes, how to get in them Policy –Outright opposition –Revenue -- and cap –Debt –Variability -- and marketisation Process –No consultation –Manifesto Recent history
Ian Gibson EDM: Past Behaviour
Ian Gibson EDM: How They Voted
Top up fees EDM signers, by previous rebellion
% likelihood of backing government, by previous behaviour
Holes, getting out of Threaten them with victory Divide and conquer Love them to death Change policy
Threaten them with victory Votes of confidence? Prime Ministerial resignation? Damaged Government? Conservative revival Hutton
Divide and conquer Report Stage rebellion: 57 21 defectors from 2nd Reading Six new rebels Third reading: four new rebels Total: 82 cross-votes
Changes in Policy White Paper Bill Second Reading Report Stage
Being Policed? Or Just Pleasing Themselves? Electoral Rewards and Punishment for Legislative Behaviour in an Era of Localized Campaigning Effects: The.
The University of Nottingham Parliament and Parliamentary Reform Philip Cowley.
More on Canadian Government. Majority Government Liberal – 1974.
The Legislature Textbook chapter 7.
Tony Blair Labour Party PM Political Parties The 2 BIGGEST Political Parties in the UK are Labour and Conservative. The Conservatives sometimes.
Parliament Comparing Legislatures. Westminster Model A democratic, parliamentary system of government modeled after that of the UK system A democratic,
GOPO Review: UK Quiz #1 Contestants do not forget to –Always phrase your question in the form of an answer –Hands on your buzzers it is time to play.
PARLIAMENT. Political Change 1500’s Now Functions LEGISLATE EXECUTIVE SCRUTINY REPRESENTATION DEBATE PROVIDE MINISTERS.
Overview Parliamentary Law Making – The Political System © The Law Bank The British Political System An overview before we start law 1.
Active Citizens: How are governments formed? 1.There are currently 650 Members of Parliament (MPs). 2.A government needs the support of half of all the.
Parliament Quiz How much do you know?. 1) What does ‘MP’ stand for?
PARLIAMENT, GOVERNMENT, POLITICAL PARTIES Andi Kriisa Silver Samarütel 11c.
Parliament Comparing Legislatures. Westminster Model Democratic, parliamentary system of government Democratic, parliamentary system of government Head.
British Government Overview unitary state London Britain is a unitary state with political authority centralized in London. three branches of government.
Unit 3 The British Constitution: Parliamentary Sovereignty
starter activity You will be given a series of cards describing origins, ideologies & policies of the three major parties or minor parties. Sort them.
Legislative Politics Chapter 6. Democratic Governments Legislatures legitimize the policies of the executive.
Westminster Parliament System
starter activity What stops Prime Ministers from becoming dictators? Who is more power in our system PMs or MPs?
starter activity Your local MP is Michael Howard. He is paid a salary of over £60,000 a year and receives additional allowances for office staff, accommodation.
Political System in the UK
1 THE HOUSE OF COMMONS THE HOUSE OF LORDS THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM THE UNITED KINGDOM ACTIVITIES.
WORKING WITH PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT Kate Udy. ROLE OF PARLIAMENTARY OFFICER A Two Way Exchange of Information –To inform the Work of the Council –Influence.
Campaigning in Parliament. The difference between Parliament and Government What Parliament is supposed to do MPs and Members of the House of Lords.
Executive Branch Governor General Prime Minister & Cabinet Main function is to implement laws.
“Justice, Injustice and the US Constitution.” Jeremy Lewis PhD, Huntingdon College, For presentations on Constitution and Citizenship Day, 20 Sep
Inner Workings of Canadian Government How can Canadians effect change at federal and provincial levels Chapter 9 & 10.
Institutions of the British National Government
Powers & Limitations of the Prime Minister
Part 2: Governance & Policy-Making
Britain The Growth of Democracy. Aims To define democracy Identify why the British political system before 1832 was undemocratic. Identify.
Part 2: Governance & Policy- Making Fall Organization of the State Parliamentary Democracy Parliamentary Sovereignty Parliament can make or.
Parliament of the Great Britain
The Role of an MP In Parliament In the constituency In the party.
The UK System of Government
LO: To show an understanding of how an Act of Parliament is created.
Institutions of Government AP COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT.
Legislation: the law-making process
Key topic: Parliament (2) DO NOW In the last general election, 15.9 mn people did not vote—millions more than voted for any single political party. Why.
Of Political Institutions GREAT BRITAIN Huey Shih.
STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT IN BRITAIN: POLICY CONTRADICTIONS 29 April 2004 Prof. Claire Callender London South Bank University, UK
How satisfied are voters with their MPs? Philip Cowley University of Nottingham
Process of Parliament. Parliament consists of… The House of Commons The House of Lords The Crown.
Prime Minister or President Are some ways better than others? Prime Minister David Cameron President Barack Obama.
About Certiport Worldwide administrator of the Microsoft Business Certification program: –Microsoft Business Certification Credentials Microsoft Office.
Canadian Government Federal Elections. How is Parliament chosen? Parliament consists of: The House of Commons The Senate The Governor General.
‘Thirteen wasted years’ or ‘You’ve never had it so good’? The Conservation Party were in power from 1951 – Churchill Eden
© 2017 SlidePlayer.com Inc. All rights reserved.