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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 Lords books of remembrance

Display cabinet in the Royal Gallery holding the three House of Lords books of remembrance. Two are for the First World War, one for the Second World War. The Dunkirk timber commemorating the Second World War can be seen at the base of the cabinet.

Location: Royal Gallery


Books of remembrance to Peers, Lords of Parliament and Officers of the House of Lords and their sons from the First World War who died