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  • Motion of Confidence — A Motion of Confidence is a motion of support proposed by a government in a parliament or other assembly of elected representatives to give members of parliament (or other such assembly) a chance to register their confidence in a government. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Motion of no confidence — A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, censure motion, no confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a parliamentary motion whose passing would demonstrate to the head of state that the elected parliament… …   Wikipedia

  • Confidence and supply — In a parliamentary democracy confidence and supply are required for a government to hold power. A confidence and supply agreement is an agreement that a minor party or independent member of parliament will support the government in motions of… …   Wikipedia

  • confidence — noun 1 belief in others ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, full, total ▪ The company needs the full confidence of its investors. ▪ great, high …   Collocations dictionary

  • motion — noun 1 movement ADJECTIVE ▪ smooth, steady ▪ quick, rapid, swift ▪ gentle ▪ circular …   Collocations dictionary

  • Motion (parliamentary procedure) — For other uses, see Motion. In parliamentary procedure, a motion is a formal proposal by a member of a deliberative assembly that the assembly take certain action.[1] In a parliament, this is also called a parliamentary motion and includes… …   Wikipedia

  • motion — [[t]mo͟ʊʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ motions, motioning, motioned 1) N UNCOUNT Motion is the activity or process of continually changing position or moving from one place to another. ...the laws governing light, sound, and motion... One group of muscles sets… …   English dictionary

  • Confidence (politics) — In political science confidence refers to a government s support in the legislature. If a motion of no confidence is passed in a legislature governments are forced to resign. Vote of confidence can be used by a government to prove that it has a… …   Wikipedia

  • motion of no confidence — noun a vote of no confidence …   Wiktionary

  • motion of non-confidence — proposal designed to topple the existing government (in a coalition based government) …   English contemporary dictionary

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