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Motion of no confidence

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  1. a parliamentary motion traditionally put before a parliament by the opposition in the hope of defeating or weakening a government, or, rarely by an erstwhile supporter who has lost confidence in the government

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  2. also vote of no confidence, censure motion, no-confidence motion, or confidence motion

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  3. The first motion of no confidence occurred in March 1782 when, following news of the British defeat at Yorktown in the American Revolutionary War the previous autumn, the Parliament of Great Britain voted that they "can no longer repose confidence in

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  4. The motion is passed or rejected by means of a new parliamentary vote (a vote of no confidence)

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  5. In the British Parliament it generally first appears as an early day motion, although the vote on the Queen's Speech also constitutes a confidence motion

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