Tuesday 6 April 2010

Election Timetable

The Key Dates are

Last PMQs - Wed 7th April
Dissolution - Mon 12th April
First Leaders Debate - Thu 15th April 8.30pm to 10pm
Second Leaders Debate - Thu 22 April 8pm to 9.30pm
Third Leaders Debate - Thu 29 April 8.30pm to 10pm

Last Day to Register to Vote/Nominate Candidates - Tues 20th April - SIGNIFICANCE - details of candidates nominated should be available from 5pm

ELECTION DAY - Thu 6th May
Results - should come through the night and following day

New Parliament meets- Tues 18th May - SIGNIFICANCE - date from which 5 year clock runs

Queen's Speech - ??25th/26th May?? - SIGNIFICANCE - debate on programme of the then Prime Minister

Vote on Queen's Speech - ??first or second week of June?? - SIGNIFICANCE - could be vote of confidence - which might lead to fall of government.