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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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Women and equality in Parliament

UK Gender-Sensitive Parliament Audit

UK Gender-Sensitive Parliament Audit, carried out by members and staff of both Houses of Parliament, published on Thursday 20 December 2018.

Workplace Equality Networks at Parliament

Workplace Equality Networks have been established at Parliament and are open to all pass-holders in the Commons and Lords.

Improving Parliament: creating a better and more representative House

In 2014, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women in Parliament produced their report: Improving Parliament - creating a better and more representative House.

Women and Equalities Committee

Select Committee that holds Government to account on equality law and policy, including the Equality Act 2010 and cross Government activity on equalities.

Speaker's Conference on Parliamentary Representation

The Speaker's conference looked at the reasons why women, ethnic minorities and disabled people are all under-represented in the House of Commons.