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House of Commons recess dates

House of Commons recess dates so far announced for the 2021-22 session of Parliament appear in the table below. [Dates in the new year have still to be approved by the House.]

The 2021-22 session started with the State Opening on 11 May 2021. 

Recess

House rises

House returns

Summer 21 July 2022 TBA  
Whitsun 26 May 2022 6 June 2022  
May 28 April 2022 3 May 2022  
Easter 31 March 2022 19 April 2022  
February 10 February 2022 21 February 2022  
Christmas 16 December 2021 5 January 2022  
November 9 November 2021 15 November 2021  
Conference 23 September 2021 18 October 2021  
Summer 22 July 2021 6 September 2021  
Whitsun 27 May 2021 7 June 2021  
     

 

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