Both Houses of Parliament are to be recalled for one day during this summer recess on Thursday 29 August following the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. The House of Lords is due to sit from 3.30pm.
Tours of Parliament on Thursday 29 August cancelled
All tours of Parliament on Thursday 29 August have been cancelled. Members of the public who have bought tickets for tours on that day will be contacted by Ticketmaster.
If special arrangements were made for the Tour – such as wheelchair access – you should contact Visitor Services.
If there is an important development during a recess period, the House of Lords and/or the House of Commons may be recalled.
The House of Lords was last recalled during recess on 10 April 2013 when tributes were paid to Baroness Thatcher.
Image: House of Lords 2013/Roger Harris