Skip to main content

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.

Find out more about:


Shield commemorating the death of Somerset Arthur Maxwell, the Conservative MP for King's Lynn in Norfolk, who was killed in action at El Alamein, Egypt, in 1942.

Location: House of Commons Chamber


Maxwell shield