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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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Voice and Vote: Women's Place in Parliament

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Women In Parliament: Art

Explore images of Women in Parliament from the Parliamentary Art Collection as part of Parliament Week 2013.

Vote 100

We're celebrating 100 years since Parliament passed a law which allowed some women, and all men, to vote for the first time. Find out how to get involved.

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Petition of the Month

Dr Sarah Richardson discusses the 1896 women's suffrage petition and the Special Appeal to Parliament that was signed by over 257,000 people.

Also within Living Heritage

Memorials on the Parliamentary estate commemorate MPs, Peers and Parliamentary staff killed whilst serving in the two World Wars