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House of Commons recess dates

House of Commons recess dates for the 2022-23 session of Parliament will appear in the table below, once they have been provisionally announced.

Provisional recess dates are put to the House for formal approval, often at a later date.

Confirmed recess dates - those that have already been approved by the House - appear in the table below in bold text.

Recess

House rises

House returns

February 9 Feb 2023 20 Feb 2023  
Christmas 21 Dec 2022 9 Jan 2023  
November 9 Nov 2022 14 Nov 2022  
Conference 23 Sept 2022 11 Oct 2022  
Summer 21 July 2022 5 Sept 2022  
Whitsun 26 May 2022 6 June 2022  
       
       
       
       
       
       
     

 

The 2022-23 session began with the State Opening on 10 May 2022.

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