Political and Constitutional Reform Committee - Second Special Report
Recall of MPs: Government Response to the Committee's - First Report of Session 2012-13

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 18 October 2012.


Terms of Reference

Special Report

Appendix: Government Response



Response to conclusions and recommendations

Custodial sentence of 12 months or less

A resolution of the House of Commons

The role of MPs in the process

What is serious wrongdoing?

Conduct of the recall petition

Single designated location

Postal voting

Secrecy and intimidation

Northern Ireland


Wording of the petition

Henry VIII powers


The 10% threshold for signatures

The rationale for introducing recall

What impact would the proposals have on the political landscape?

Full recall

The existing disciplinary powers of the House of Commons


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