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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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Parliamentary Olympians

These Olympic medals and memorabilia were displayed in an exhibition in Parliament in 2010. They are from the collections of Olympians who also became members of the House of Commons or House of Lords.

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A directory of archival sources relating to the modern Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Explore the Parliamentary Collections for images and documents from the Parliamentary Archives about the Olympic Games

Parliament and the Olympics

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Written by researchers of the House of Commons Library, Olympic Britain tells the story of social and economic change in the UK since the two previous London Games in 1908 and 1948.