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A159 – Dual Membership Amendment Watch

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    A159 – Dual Membership Amendment
    Proposed by: mobbsy91 MP (Con)
    Seconded by: hazzer1998 MP (UKIP), Unown Uzer MP (UKIP), JoeL1994 MP (Lab), Nigel Farage MEP MP (UKIP)

    Dual Membership Amendment


    This House shall adjust the Guidance Document and Constitution as follows:

    Remove Party Membership section from:
    1) Members are only allowed to be in one party, unless both Party Leaders and the Speaker agree. This is not in the Constitution as parties may wish to share forums while engaged in coalitions.

    Add Party Membership section to Constitution:
    1) Members are only allowed to be in one Party, unless both Party Leaders and the Speaker agree. If a member wants to join a Party which is in a coalition, the Leaders of all Parties in the coalition must also agree.

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    ‘This is not in the Constitution as parties may wish to share forums while engaged in coalitions.’ is no longer needed as coalitions use the Government sub-forum, as so unless a member has dual membership, there is no other reason they should be in another Party, also allowing this to be moved to the Constitution.

    When a member from a non-coalition Party becomes dual member in a coalition Party, they gain access to the shared Government sub-forum, which has sensitive information, which all the Parties might not want shared with any non-Government Parties.

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    I do tend to agree now that we have the coalition sub forum.
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    Meh. I guess.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    I do tend to agree now that we have the coalition sub forum.
    Do we?
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    Do we?
    I know the socialists haven't seen it in 4 terms but yeah we have a government sub.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    I know the socialists haven't seen it in 4 terms but yeah we have a government sub.
    Heyyyy
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    (Original post by DMcGovern)
    Heyyyy
    (Original post by Aph)
    I know the socialists haven't seen it in 4 terms but yeah we have a government sub.
    As ah said but eye, because of the sub i felt this was good
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    Aph, thanks
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    Edit: Aye, i misread.

    What i'd like to see from this amendment is a bill banning dual membership except for 1 person from each party (so a maximum of 6) contingent on said members been appointed at the beginning of the term and not replaceable. I would still discourage any dual membership in the Tories though.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Edit: Aye, i misread.

    What i'd like to see from this amendment is a bill banning dual membership except for 1 person from each party (so a maximum of 6) contingent on said members been appointed at the beginning of the term and not replaceable. I would still discourage any dual membership in the Tories though.
    dont thin we do any, but id did this coz of government and (the libs )
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    Aye, as there are coalition forums and some matters are exclusive to one party. Election of MPs within a party is one, or if a party wished to debate if they should leave the coalition.
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    Aye. It's not right for someone to be a member of a party in Government and a member of one that is not.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Edit: Aye, i misread.

    What i'd like to see from this amendment is a bill banning dual membership except for 1 person from each party (so a maximum of 6) contingent on said members been appointed at the beginning of the term and not replaceable. I would still discourage any dual membership in the Tories though.
    Depending on what you mean, it's either a max of 3 or 15, unless you mean each dual has to have a "primary" party

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    Aye, so long as it's a ban on joining, and not something which requires someone who is already in this position when coalition negotiations take place to leave one party.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Depending on what you mean, it's either a max of 3 or 15, unless you mean each dual has to have a "primary" party

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    What i meant is that a party could potentially nominate one person from each party to be granted dual membership (so a maximum of 5).
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    What i meant is that a party could potentially nominate one person from each party to be granted dual membership (so a maximum of 5).
    The way you describe it now to me gives either 30 or 15, depending on specifics.

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    The way you describe it now to me gives either 30 or 15, depending on specifics.

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    Ah, you mean if every party did it (though note that there is no limit now) and yes that would produce 30.

    What this would mean in reality is that the Tories and Ukip would see no change, it would be Labour and the Socialists who would have to cut down their amorous activities.
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    Makes sense, leaders have the choice which works.
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    aye
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    This Amendment is in cessation
 
 
 
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