NYU As Parliament: Professors To Hold A No-Confidence Vote Against Pres. John Sexton
Unlike federalism, Parliamentary systems have this strange dose of symbolic gestures that underlie the relationship between the legislature and the executive. An example of this is the no-confidence vote: if Parliament is fed up with the Prime Minister's actions, its members can hold this vote that is basically a tallied 'We don't like you anymore. Please leave.' However, the Prime Minister doesn't have to, which is where it differentiates from the Presidential system. It's like a half-assed impeachment, if you will.
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