Welcome to the website of the Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act 2011.
The Joint Committee has been appointed to:
(a) carry out a review of the operation of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, pursuant to section 7 of that Act, and if appropriate in consequence of its findings, make recommendations for the repeal or amendment of that Act; and
(b) consider, as part of its work under subparagraph (a), and report on any draft Government Bill on the repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 presented to both Houses in this session.
Witnesses Rt Hon Michael Gove MP (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office at Cabinet Office), Lord True (Minister of State at Cabinet Office), and Peter Lee (Acting Director General of Constitution Group at Cabinet Office)
Committees Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act