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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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House of Lords Media Notices - March 2024

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Lords Committee questions fairness of latest changes to immigration rules
Lords Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee has highlighted concerns about the government’s plans
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Government urged to get on with creating regulator of property agents by Lords committee
Industry and Regulators Committee highlights concerns in letter to Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
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House of Lords Conduct Committee publishes reports into the conduct of Lord Geidt and Lord Mann
Committee requests apology letters after dismissing appeals against the findings of the independent Lords Commissioners for Standards.
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Lords Committee to question Home Office Minister on Home Office failures to assess the impact of its legislation
Lords Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee raises its concerns during evidence session
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Lack of urgency and slow pace in implementing children’s social care strategy is concerning - Lords Committee asks for updates
Lords Public Services Committee criticises government response to its report
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What can local authorities do to revive their high streets?
Lords Built Environment Committee continues inquiry into highstreets in towns and small cities. Find out more
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Lords methane inquiry focuses on waste management
Lords Environment and Climate Change Committee hears from experts on methane sources in the waste sector. Find out more
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Lords to hold evidence session on data adequacy and its implications for UK-EU relations
Lords European Affairs Committee takes evidence on data adequacy. Find out more
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Lords Communications Committee to question Sky News and GB News on impartiality, finances and future of news
Senior broadcasting executives give evidence before Lords committee.
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Lords committee explores lessons from Ukraine for UK defence procurement and production
Lessons learned from the war for defence procurement and production the centre of International Relations and Defence Committee evidence session

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