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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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War grave of W.G.G Leveson-Gower

William George Gresham Leveson-Gower, a clerk in the House of Lords, was killed on 9 October 1918 whilst serving with the Grenadier Guards in France.

The volume LEG/2/2/3 also contains diary entries written in September and October 1918. The last entry is 6th October, only a few days before his death.

Leveson-Gower's portrait


Photograph of war grave of W.G.G Leveson-Gower



Catalogue number

Parliamentary Archives, LEG/2/2/3