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Dissolution of Parliament

The dissolution of Parliament took place on Thursday 30 May 2024. All business in the House of Commons and House of Lords has come to an end. There are currently no MPs and every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 4 July 2024.

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House of Commons FAQs

A number of questions answered relating to the House of Commons:


Business FAQs

Useful information and reading related to Commons business


Useful information and related reading about MPs.

Speaker's Election FAQs

Useful information and related reading on the Speaker's Election.

Gunpowder Plot FAQs

Interesting facts and information relating to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

House of Commons Enquiry Service

The House of Commons Enquiry Service answers questions about the work, history and membership of the House.

Telephone: 0800 112 4272 (Freephone) or 020 7219 4272
Text phone: Dial 18001 followed byour full number

Telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday).

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