Queen to open new Parliament on 25 May

State Opening starts new parliamentary session and sets Government’s legislative agenda

Death of Viscount Colville of Culross

Crossbench Peer Viscount Colville of Culross died on 8 April

Dissolution of Parliament: 12 April 2010

Formal end of the 2005 to 2010 Parliament takes place with proclamation for dissolution

Somali piracy report published

Effectiveness of EU Operation Atalanta in combating piracy

Deadline for registering to vote is Tuesday 20 April

You must register by 20 April to be able to vote in 6 May general election

More april

Title Date
Official election artist wants voters to get involved 12.04.2010
End of the 2005-2010 Parliament 09.04.2010
Report published on HM Revenue & Customs’ estate 08.04.2010
Financial Services Bill completes committee stage in Lords 08.04.2010
Report on helping young people access education, jobs and training 08.04.2010
MPs call for urgent changes to overseas doctors vetting system 08.04.2010