House of Commons recess dates

The Leader of the House of Commons, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, announced the recess dates up to February 2016 in the Business Statement given on Thursday 28 May 2015.

 

2015-16 session

Recess

House rises

House returns

Summer 21 July 2015 7 September 2015
Conference 17 September 2015 12 October 2015
November 10 November 2015 16 November 2015
Christmas 17 December 2015 5 January 2016
February 11 February 2016 22 February 2016

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

The State Opening for the 2015-16 session took place on Wednesday 27 May 2015.