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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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Relations with other institutions

Parliament is an essential part of UK politics and interacts on a daily basis with a number of important institutions.

Devolved Parliaments and Assemblies
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UK devolution has created a national Parliament in Scotland, a national Parliament in Wales and a national Assembly in Northern Ireland

Parliament and Crown
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Along with the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the Crown is an integral part of the institution of Parliament