House of Commons recess dates

The State Opening for the 2016-17 session took place on Wednesday 18 May 2016.

 

2016-17 session

Recess

House rises

House returns

Whitsun 26 May 2016 6 June 2016
Recess 15 June 2016 27 June 2016
Summer 21 July 2016 5 September 2016
Conference 15 September 2016 10 October 2016
November 8 November 2016 14 November 2016
Christmas 20 December 2016 9 January 2017
February 9 February 2017 20 February 2017
Easter 30 March 2017 18 April 2017
Whitsun 25 May 2017 5 June 2017

The exact pattern of recesses can change and is normally slightly different for the two Houses.