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    I call on the Prime Minister to dissolve Parliament and call a General election.

    I ask for that for two reasons;

    - The period of elections was agreed at 5-6 months, which have now passed.

    - The parliament is quite dead at the moment and an election may awaken it, also this would allow a new speaker to be chosen who is actually active.

    !Laxy! (Green Party Leader)
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    The period of elections was agreed at 5-6 months, which have now passed
    The TSR election was held on 5th May, so 5th November will complete six months. In addition, the PM holds the right to call a general election whensoever he wishes.
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    If there is to be one in November, we will also need to work out a format for it.
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    (Original post by !Laxy!)
    I call on the Prime Minister to dissolve Parliament and call a General election.
    That's quite improprietous of you.
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    Surely that is against the etiquette of the House
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    Look all I was saying is that maybe it would liven it up a bit.

    Also yes the 5th November is 6 months but the time agreed was 5-6 months so as 5th October is 5 months we are in that range.
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    (Original post by ChemistBoy)
    That's quite improprietous of you.
    FABULOUS! (in a Sharon Osbourne voice)
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    Also yes the 5th November is 6 months but the time agreed was 5-6 months so as 5th October is 5 months we are in that range.
    Again elections are held at the discretion of the PM.

    If you have no confidence in the PM, then that is another question and you can (try) to organise a vote of no confidence.
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    (Original post by Socrates)
    Again elections are held at the discretion of the PM.

    If you have no confidence in the PM, then that is another question and you can (try) to organise a vote of no confidence.
    I have a question for the PM and any Liberal Democrat whilst we're at it.

    What have you done whilst being the government of TSR which makes people want to vote for you in the future? Or what have you done full stop?
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    *Eagerly awaits an answer*
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    To which of the three potential voters shall I aim my reply?
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    (Original post by 2 + 2 = 5)
    To which of the three potential voters shall I aim my reply?
    Reply to the House. I'll repeat my question;

    What have you done whilst being the government of TSR which makes people want to vote for you in the future? Or what have you done full stop?
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    In true politico style, I'll answer your question with a question. There are, at the moment, around two active parties here. One of these parties effectively has one member. The other is the government. What makes them want to vote for anyone else? Or at all?
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    (Original post by 2 + 2 = 5)
    In true politico style, I'll answer your question with a question. There are, at the moment, around two active parties here. One of these parties effectively has one member. The other is the government. What makes them want to vote for anyone else? Or at all?
    That didn't answer my question. So, Mr Prime Minister, I'll ask you again, and perhaps this time you can answer my question.

    What have you done whilst being the government of TSR which makes people want to vote for you in the future? Or what have you done full stop?
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    Well, actually, I think it did. Well done on trying the old anti-Vienna "repeat the question" tactic, however.

    They will vote for us because there is no effective opposition, if they vote at all.
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    (Original post by 2 + 2 = 5)
    Well, actually, I think it did. Well done on trying the old anti-Vienna "repeat the question" tactic, however.

    They will vote for us because there is no effective opposition, if they vote at all.
    So, are you admitting to the House Mr Prime Minister that whilst in power the TSR Lib dems have done NOTHING??
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    (Original post by !Laxy!)
    So, are you admitting to the House Mr Prime Minister that whilst in power the TSR Lib dems have done NOTHING??
    The number of bills discussed and voted upon, although not huge, would suggest that something has been done. This is an internet forum ffs, we aren't really in parliament.
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    (Original post by Socrates)
    The number of bills discussed and voted upon, although not huge, would suggest that something has been done. This is an internet forum ffs, we aren't really in parliament.
    Sorry, maybe I didn't make myself clear. What have the TSR LIB DEMS (Not anyone else) done in government?
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    (Original post by !Laxy!)
    So, are you admitting to the House Mr Prime Minister that whilst in power the TSR Lib dems have done NOTHING??
    Could the Prime Minister please answer the question!
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    (Original post by Socrates)
    The number of bills discussed and voted upon, although not huge, would suggest that something has been done. This is an internet forum ffs, we aren't really in parliament.
    The only bills that were seriously debated were presented by the Conservative and Green parties.
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