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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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Archive audio: Michael Foot responds to the no confidence motion

Recorded in the House of Commons on 28 March 1979, this is an edited version of Michael Foot's response to a motion of no confidence.

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At the conclusion of this speech the vote is taken.

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